Robert Wilson is President & CEO of WorkersCompensation.com, and "From Bob's Cluttered Desk" comes his (often incoherent) thoughts, ramblings, observations and rants - often on workers' comp or employment issues, but occasionally not.
Bob has a couple unique personality characteristics. He firmly believes that everyone has the right to his (Bob's) opinion, and while he may not always be right, he is never in doubt. Enter at your own risk, and like all of our blog areas, we encourage you to read the disclaimer at the bottom of the page.
We're not responsible for this guy.....
Bob is an accomplished speaker for the workers' compensation industry. He is available for conferences, corporate events, children's birthday parties and Bar Mitzvahs. You may access his Speakers Brief here.
We have worked closely for a number of years with a group called the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN). We have been an active supporter of their seminars, and they have been a ... Read More
Recent comments on LinkedIn, in response to the Oklahoma gun law article I wrote last week, reminded me of an event from my own past. One of the comments made was related to having to make sure employers had ... Read More
The doctor looked at the X-ray his patient, who had been injured in a car accident, had provided. He did what good doctors should do. He explained the X-ray, and the various bones it showed. He showed her ... Read More
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin recently signed into law SB 1733, a bill designed to allow licensed gun owners to “open carry” their weapons in the state. With that action Oklahoma becomes the 25th ... Read More
The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled today that a deputy sheriff who killed a man in the line of duty was not entitled to workers' compensation benefits, because he essentially did what he was trained ... Read More
A newly announced study in Canada produced some interesting results, determining that people who had recently immigrated to that country, and were over qualified for the jobs they held, were up to five times ... Read More
Recently all 66 recruits at the Memphis Police Training Academy - 100% of the class – filed claims for on the job injuries after undergoing a "bear crawl" exercise in temperatures approaching 100 ... Read More
Sometimes it feels as if the whole world is off its axis, and that logic, decency and common sense fell off the planet on the last turn.
I was reading my morning paper today and a couple different stories ... Read More
Honesty, it turns out, may not always be the best policy, particularly if you are a child molester who desires a job in law enforcement.
A Missouri man being interviewed for a position with that ... 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 ...