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.
On March 5th the Florida House passed a bill intended to provide PTSD benefits for first responders. House members voted to approve a recently modified Senate version of the bill, and scrapped ... Read More
It is something so basic that I should not have to review it here. Common sense would tell anyone who had, well, common sense, that if you are going to stage a beating on the eve of Halloween in order to ... Read More
It is rare to agree with a person’s argument when you completely differ with the underlying example they have employed in making it. That is what happened to me last week during a session at the ... Read More
Ok, it is probably time for a little rant. The Florida legislature is currently debating bills (HB 227 in the House and SB 376 in the Senate) that would provide Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) benefits ... Read More
The Workers' Compensation Judicial Nominating Commission this afternoon voted unanimously to recommend David Langham for reappointment to the position of Deputy Chief Judge of the Florida Office of Judges of ... Read More
I’ve never written a post like this, and I am violating a couple personal standards in doing so. I willingly violate them for two reasons; 1) to support a man who has earned my deepest respect, and 2) ... Read More
It’s not like I said, “Alexa, order my prediction,” and it just showed up. After all, it took a far sight longer than the 7 hours it took them to deliver my last acquisition, but it appears ... Read More
My wife and I spent over eight hours in our local hospital Sunday, seven of them in the emergency room. And while all the doctors, nurses, admissions personnel and transport people were skilled and friendly, ... 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 ...