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.
If there was a common theme to the responses in our recent survey on Minimum State Standards for Workers’ Compensation, it was that the majority of respondents would like to see them; but not from the ... Read More
I would be the last person to describe one of my presentations as “art”, but, always one to be looking for a catchy title, I thought “Why Injured Workers Hire Attorneys and Life Imitating ... Read More
I had just finished my weight routine at the gym Saturday morning when I sat down in the lobby area to wait for my wife, who was finishing up in a fitness class. I had my earphones on, listening to music, ... Read More
It is once again that time of year, where I dust off my crystal ball and gaze into the not so distant future to determine and predict what lies ahead for the workers’ compensation industry. My (less ... Read More
It was my very first thought when I read the headline. I sue dead people. The headline was featured in our news center, and was authored by Liz Carey. It read, “NC Goes After Dead Employees for ... Read More
We were about 50 minutes into last Friday’s program when the discussion turned to potential solutions for the problems we had discussed, and a great idea was offered. The program was our new webinar, ... Read More
I returned home to Florida last evening after a few days visiting family in New Mexico and Colorado, only to find that the extreme cold gripping the nation has found its way deep in to the Sunshine State. As ... Read More
We were exhibiting at a conference years ago when I encountered a doctor who provided a truly enlightening moment for me. He was an older gentleman, old enough to have safely assumed he could be retired. He ... 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 ...