Juneau, AK (WorkersCompensation.com) - Alaskan Gov. Bill Walker wants to make it very clear whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee as far as workers' compensation is concerned.
Under a ... Read More
Des Moines, IA (WorkersCompensation.com) - The fierce fight to pass an Iowa bill that will reduce workers’ compensation benefits to workers is almost over.
With a 29-21 vote on Monday, Iowa House Bill ... Read More
1) OH Company Recognized for Safety Performance
AK Steel, a steel company out of West Chester, OH, has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the OH Bureau of Workers' Compensation, ... Read More
Springfield, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Policy analysts in the Prairie State calculate taxpayers will bear $1 billion due to workers' compensation costs.
The Illinois Policy Institute ... Read More
1) NY Couple Admits to Collecting $1.2 Million in Fraudulent Benefits (FRIDAY)
Colden, NY residents Richard L. Klaffka, and his wife Cathleen admitted to a large workers' compensation hoax this week. ... Read More
Helena, MT (WorkersCompensation.com) - Directly after the Montana State Fund announced a five percent decrease in workers' comp rates this week, Senator Eric Moore (R-Miles City) has proposed eliminating the ... Read More
Helena, MT (WorkersCompensation.com) — Laurence Hubbard, President and CEO of Montana State Fund, said the recent five percent decrease in workers' comp costs and negative rate increase since 2007 is a ... Read More
Workers' Comp and the Creepy Advance of Technology This morning finds me in New Mexico. My 99-year-old father took a fall last week, and after a brief hospital stay, he has been placed in a nursing center for follow up care. As a result, I made last minute ...
Chriss Swaney is a freelance reporter who has written for Antique Trader Magazine, Reuters, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, the Burlington Free Press, UPI, The Tribune-Review and the Daily Record.