No matter what time of year it is, weather, natural disasters, fire and other emergencies can impact a business. FEMA research notes that approximately 40% to 60% of small businesses never reopen ... Read More
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA penalties increase on Jan. 15
The Inflation Adjustment Act dictates that OSHA civil penalties are adjusted for inflation each year. As of Jan. ... Read More
The Florida Division of Workers' Compensation began tracking the incidence of COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 last spring. It provides monthly updates of the manner in which allegations of COVID-19 diagnosis or ... Read More
Chicago, IL (WorkersCompensation.com - CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA) announced today that its principal operating subsidiary, Continental Casualty Company, has entered into an agreement with ... Read More
Atlanta, GA (WorkersCompensation.com) - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has released the results of a comprehensive study on workers' perceptions and feelings on the health and safety of their workplace. ... Read More
Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) - The U.S. Department of Labor today announced its intent to award up to $8 million in grant funding to address labor violations in illegal, unregulated and ... Read More
Washington, DC — The Department of Labor has increased civil penalty amounts for violations to adjust for inflation, effective Jan. 15.
The increase is 1.01182% for DOL agencies, including OSHA and ... Read More
There are not many Appellate Division decisions on occupational hearing loss and tinnitus, which is why the decision is of interest in Donzella v. SG Performance Plastics Corp., A-2408-19T3 (App. Div. ... Read More
Hilpert v. Maid Pro and Auto Owners Insurance Group, No. WC20-6348 (Dec. 23, 2020)Jennifer Fitzgerald andParker Olson of Cousineau, Waldhauser, and Kieselbach prevailed on appeal at the Minnesota Workers’ ... Read More
Attacks On Retail, Food Service Employees Continue Mishawaka, Wisc. (WorkersCompensation.com) – The disturbing trend of customers attacking retail and food service workers continues this week with employees in two states reporting being attacked by ...