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.
Washington, D.C. (WorkersCompensation.com) – With more senior citizens staying in the workforce, companies face higher costs as the workforce ages.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly ... Read More
Santa Fe, NM (WorkersCompensation.com) – A New York attorney is asking the federal government to reconsider how it estimates radiation exposure when considering how to compensate former nuclear arms ... Read More
Durham, NC (WorkersCompensation.com) – According to a recent study, nearly 20 percent of hospitality employees have substance abuse disorder, and the percentage is rising.
According to the ... Read More
Guadalupe, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A food packaging company and its labor broker have agreed to pay nearly $6 million to settle a lawsuit brought by 100 current and former employees.
Apio, a ... Read More
Portland, OR (WorkersCompensation.com) – Industry experts predict that today’s eclipse may cost employers more than just lost productivity; it may cost them workers’ compensation claims as ... Read More
Los Angeles, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – While a recent California lawsuit vs. a contractor charged with misclassifying employees indicates crimes against employees is a continuing issue, some ... Read More
Los Angeles, CA (WorkersCompensation.com) – The California Labor Commission filed a $6.3 million lawsuit against a concrete contractor Monday, charging that the contractor misclassified employees and ... Read More
Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) – A federal agency has stepped in to investigate whether or not modified SUVs are responsible for the carbon dioxide poisoning of police officers across the ... Read More
Suicide by Co(m)p I read a story last week about an Ohio police officer – make that a former Ohio police officer, who plead guilty to fabricating a story about being shot in the line of duty. The charges he plead ...