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.
It is hard to believe, but next week will find several thousand of us back in Orlando, FL for the 69th Annual Workers’ Compensation Institute Conference. It is even more difficult to believe that this ... Read More
I spent Thursday traveling to and from Arkansas, for the sole purpose of emceeing the Annual Kids’ Chance of Arkansas Scholarship Awards Luncheon. It was held in the Governors’ Mansion in Little ... Read More
I don’t really enjoy discussing mistakes, but it is an unavoidable part of life and business. Some people will tell you that if you are not making mistakes, then you just aren’t doing anything. I ... Read More
Peter Rousmaniere made an excellent point last week with his column, The Stale State of Reform. In it he discussed our industry’s almost myopic focus on cost whenever legislative reform is discussed. ... Read More
There are two billboards along Interstate 476, just south of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Both reside high on a hilltop, and are positioned on opposite sides of the highway with strong visibility for oncoming ... Read More
It was just a passing comment during a pretty creative presentation; but it really stood out for me. The Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators (SAWCA) is currently producing ... Read More
Many of you have probably seen invitations for the 2017 Work Comp Benchmarking Survey. It’s now the final week and, if you’ve not yet participated, I encourage you to do so. Past studies, ... Read More
First there was illegal immigration. Then there was automation. Now an article out of Michigan this morning could herald the next big wave of challenges to the labor force in this country. The Battle Creek ... Read More