Liz Carey has worked as a writer, reporter and editor for nearly 25 years. First, as an investigative reporter for Gannett and later as the Vice President of a local Chamber of Commerce, Carey has covered everything from local government to the statehouse to the aerospace industry. Her work as a reporter, as well as her work in the community, have led her to become an advocate for the working poor, as well as the small business owner.
Kennett, MO (WorkersCompensation.com) – Inhumane working conditions and filthy living arrangements are allegedly nothing new for foreign workers who came to this country to pick produce for Jorge ... Read More
River Falls, WI (Workerscompensation.com) - One man is behind bars today after fatally attacking his coworker with a circular saw on a job site, police said Tuesday.
Maguel A. Nabarro, 24, of St. ... Read More
Seattle, WA (WorkersCompensation.com) – An ordinance passed by the Seattle City Council would provide protections for domestic workers regardless of their classifications.
The ordinance called the ... Read More
New Orleans, LA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Employers recently busted in a statewide misclassification audit will face fines and federal penalties, authorities with the Louisiana Workforce Commission ... Read More
Boston, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – As politicians and pundits call for the development of a benefits system for gig economy workers, a program to insure drivers for Uber while they are working for ... Read More
Topeka, KS (WorkersCompensation.com) – A panel of judges has overturned reform measures to the Kansas workers’ compensation laws, calling the 2013 changes unconstitutional.
On Friday, the ... Read More
Charleston, WV (WorkersCompensation.com) – The West Virginia Insurance Commissioner will sever his agreement with the Division of Employment Programs and Workers’ Compensation Defense within the ... Read More
Chicago, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Two Chicago residents have filed suit against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Ed. Burke in federal court over Burke’s control of the city’s ... Read More