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.
Madawaska, ME (WorkersCompensation.com) – Maine’s Supreme Court has ruled that federal laws protect employers from being forced to pay for medical marijuana.
In a 5-2 decision, the court ruled ... Read More
Middletown, CT (WorkersCompensation.com) – An audit of the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) found workers’ compensation benefits were miscalculated, ... Read More
San Diego, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – Cheesecake Factory restaurants in Southern California may be liable for any wages due to more than 550 janitors who cleaned their restaurants. The restaurant ... Read More
Conway, SC (WorkersCompensation.com) – A restaurant manager pled guilty this week to physically abusing a mentally challenged employee, and forcing him to work 100-hour weeks without pay.
According to ... Read More
Los Angeles, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) - Not even celebrities are immune from workers’ compensation and labor law woes.
This month the family of Lorena “Patty” Hernandez said they would ... Read More
Topeka, KS (WorkersCompensation.com) – The Kansas Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a change to workers’ compensation laws is unconstitutional, and ordered the Kansas Workers’ Compensation ... Read More
Sweetwater, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) – Cracks found on the Florida International University bridge that collapsed in March killing six, were known to contractors and the Florida Department of ... Read More