Lansing, MI (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm and the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Growth (DLEG) today awarded $2,000,000 of state General Fund/General Purpose (GF/GP) funding ... Read More
Lansing, MI (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced a grant to create a new Michigan Regional Skills Alliance (MiRSA®) to help ensure that workers get the necessary training to ... Read More
Little Rock, AR (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Mike Beebe today announced that he will appoint Olan "Butch" Reeves of Bryant to the Arkansas Public Service Commission in January. Reeves currently ... Read More
San Francisco, CA (PRNewswire-USNewswire) - To help employers evaluate the need for and effectiveness of their health and productivity management programs, the non-profit Integrated Benefits Institute ... Read More
Oakland, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - A new California Workers' Compensation Institute (CWCI) study shows a sharp reduction in the number of inpatient hospitalizations for California job injuries – including ... Read More
New Orleans, LA (CompNewsNetwork) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has reversed the decision of the court of appeal and held that the workers' compensation judge lacks subject matter jurisdiction to decide a ... Read More
Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - The Supreme Court of Ohio held that a 2005 administrative rule change limiting the maximum amount the Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) will compensate claimants for ... Read More
Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today took new steps toward improving standards and setting uniform requirements for medical examiners, while also ... Read More
Providence, RI (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has joined with the Safety Alliance Furthering Educational Resources in Rhode Island ... Read More
COVID's Impact on Work Comp -- Moody's View Moody’s report on the impact of COVID19 on workers’ compensation says stuff I agree with, namely:
Premium dollars will drop.
Rates will drop.
Claim counts will drop.
It also ...