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.
Edwardsville, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) – An injured worker who lost his workers’ compensation claim in 2016 is suing his attorneys for malpractice.
Edward Holmes, of Louisiana, filed a ... Read More
KY Workers’ Compensation Reform bill heads to Gov. Matt Bevin for signing.
Generally believed to be the biggest changes to workers’ compensation in that state in decades, the measure passed the ... Read More
Boston, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A study into the effects of medical marijuana laws on prescription costs shows that not only do medical marijuana laws reduce spending on prescriptions, but they ... Read More
Boston, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Workers’ compensation could see a staggering increase in claims and costs in the future, with little benefit to workers, a senior fellow at the Segwick ... Read More
Boston, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – The impact of opioid addiction in the workplace costs employers far more than working to address the issue in the workplace does, a panel of experts told ... Read More
Boston, MA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A former commissioner with the US Bureau of Labor Statistics said the data on the labor force doesn’t match the general perception that the gig economy is ... Read More
Sweetwater, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – A construction worker injured in the collapse of the Florida International University bridge credits his harness for saving his life.
On Thursday, ... Read More
Sweetwater, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – A pedestrian bridge that was recenly installed in a quick manner has collapsed onto the road and killed multiple people, authorities have said, according to ... Read More
This Can't Go On Forever, Right
The ratio of wages to the cost of living is what the economist calls real wages; the desirability of having real wages as high as possible, consistent with high employment, is a social objective. Rises in ...