Peter Rousmaniere is widely known throughout the workers’ compensation industry, both for his writing and consulting experience. Based in the picture perfect New England town of Woodstock, VT, he is a regular on the conference circuit, and is deeply in tune with trends and developments within the industry. His passion is writing and presenting on issues largely related to immigration, and he maintains a blog on the subject at www.workingimmigrants.com.
Return to work is not a neutral concept. The premise of the workers’ comp system is that we make injured workers whole. That means restoring capacity to earn an income. which leads to targeting a ... Read More
Workerscompensation.com hosted a webinar with two articulate advocates for opposing sides regarding an issue which has bedeviled the workers’ compensation system for years. Alan Pierce is a claimant ... Read More
Do modified duties work to reduce workers’ compensation costs? Aside from anecdotal evidence, we haven’t had firm evidence. But a study reported late last year, based on in depth interviews with ... Read More
Sarasota, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) -The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is the exclusive state fund of Ohio. It is therefore the sole insurer of insured employers, which probably account for ... Read More
Workforce growth in the United States is barely 1% a year. Work injury frequency continues to decline. Where can an insurer or TPA look to find any growth in business that is not by taking it away from ... Read More
The models for research which the Workers Compensation Research Institute has relied on since its founding have been right for its time. It now needs an additional model. That is why, in my view, ... Read More
Marijuana in the House LEAD STORY
U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming marijuana laws in an “historic” hearing last week. The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security sought ...