Dara Barney comes to WorkersCompensation.com as the Senior Editor of Premium Media. Her previous journalism experience in Idaho and California, along with her former role as Public Information Specialist at the Idaho Industrial Commission, all play a part in keeping her up-to-date on providing the most timely, reliable and interesting news to share with you!
1) Mental Health Act Passes in U.S. Senate
The Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act has passed in the U.S. Senate, writes Abe Aboraya of WMFE (NPR station). The bill "...would make mental ... Read More
1) NY: Employers Expected to Save $400 Million in Workers' Comp Rate Drop
"Workers' Compensation rates in the state are set to drop 4.5%, a move that will save New York employers about $400 ... Read More
1) Former Disneyland Employee Sues Resort After Harassment from Co-Workers (FRIDAY)
Francine Arthur started to work at Disneyland in California as a nightshift custodian in 2008. She eventually worked her ... Read More
1) USPS Shows Big Loss in Recent Fiscal Report
According to a fiscal report this week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has reported a $562 million loss, writes Connor D. Wolf of Inside ... Read More
1) NY Construction Company Owner Indicted After Accident Kills One Employee, Injures Two
Michael Weiss, owner of RSBY NY Builders Inc. and Park Ave. Builders Inc., was indicted this week after ... Read More
Out Front Ideas hosts Kimberly George of Sedgwick and Mark Walls of Safety National ran a webinar this week entitled "Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Treatment," which included Dr. Beth Darnall of Stanford ... Read More
Sex and Seafood in the Workplace Well, it’s Friday, and time to shrug off the consistently negative news in exchange for a little lighter fare. And when it comes to a little useless information, I’m sure you’ll agree there ...