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.
Los Angeles, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A Los Angeles police officer has been arrested following an investigation into a controversial city retirement program.
Retired officer Terry Johns, ... Read More
Ocala, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – A former postal worker has been ordered to pay back more than $112,000 in disability benefits instead of serving jail time, a judge in Florida’s US District ... Read More
Columbus, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) - For six straight years, the number of injured workers in Ohio who are dependent on opioids has fallen.
According to Nick Trego, Pharmacy Director for the Ohio Bureau ... Read More
Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last week the Justice Department will create a new task force to target opioid manufacturers and distributors, and ... Read More
Richmond, VA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Bills in several states passed last week to change work comp laws.
In Virginia, the Senate passed three bills this week to make minor tweaks to the ... 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 ...