The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics today announced that nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses among private industry employers declined in 2009 to a rate of 3.6 cases per 100 ... Read More
The US Patent Office has issued a patent to Stephen Ambrose for a system and method for enabling health care providers to effect compensatory invoicing of patients who use a coverage entity in addition to ... Read More
In a new research brief, NCCI reports that the decline in claim frequency for workers compensation injuries continued in 2009, and economic factors suggest further reductions are likely in 2010.
Preliminary ... Read More
A Dallas jury rendered a verdict against staffing company Smith Personnel Solutions, awarding $184,400 to a deaf applicant who was turned away when she tried to apply for a job as a stock clerk, the (EEOC) ... Read More
Business groups have taken out newspaper ads backing Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard in her fight with the New South Wales government over workplace safety laws.
The advertisement, funded by five ... Read More
The Workers' Compensation Alliance has reviewed the proposal to amend 12 NYCRR Section 300.10 to delete subdivision (c), to amend 12 NYCRR Section 300.38 and to add 12 NYCRR 300.39 in the interest of ... Read More
Opportunities for maximizing the use of workers’ compensation data for occupational safety and health surveillance and research - and challenges that researchers face in exploring those opportunities - are ... Read More
A Merrillville, Ind., plastics product manufacturer will pay $170,000 to settle a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC, the agency announced.
The EEOC charged in its suit (Case no. 2:09-CV-0141 ... Read More
A very recent New York decision, 2010 NY Slip Op 07295 (10/14/10), demonstrates the consequences for the employer when an outsider traumatizes an employee. Since the employee was left permanently totally ... Read More