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.
Democratic control of the House of Representatives, secured by yesterday’s elections, appears likely to put the workers’ compensation system under the most intense Congressional scrutiny in ... Read More
The more we learn about brain injury, the more we find we need to learn — and act.
The scope of the brain injury problem in America, even after what has been learned from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars ... Read More
Private sector employers and their employees are continually challenged to manage health benefits and other non-occupational benefits. These benefits are unevenly distributed within the American workforce. ... Read More
The Kansas Court of Appeals in Pardo v. UPS this past June unanimously struck down a provision in the state’s workers’ compensation law as unconstitutional. The court said that the law deprived ... Read More
Massachusetts has come up with a provocative study about opioid-related deaths, in which the authors appear to be believe that physically hard, financially insecure work is an important contributor to ... Read More
Technology which cuts work injuries by reducing unsafe acts is the frontier of work safety. It’s likely China will adopt this technology more aggressively than the US. Here is why.
To see ... Read More
The Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center blasted thousands of tons of asbestos into the air, exposing rescue, recovery and cleanup workers at "the Pile" and in Lower Manhattan ... Read More
First, take a long view. About every half century since the late 19th century the United States has wavered between a generally open borders approach to a restriction-ist approach. Passage of ... Read More
Warren Buffett-Owned WC Insurer Sold to its Founder Omaha, NE (WorkersCompensation.com) – In a deal worth $920 million, the founder of Applied Underwriters has acquired the company, including the 81 percent of shares owned by Berkshire Hathaway. Steve ...