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Herald Sun
The most stressful job revealedthan the average job for males. "For males, drivers of public transport in par
Herald Sun / Posted an hour ago
than the average job for males. "For males, drivers of public transport in particular train drivers had very high rates of workers' compensation claims arising from mental stress. This is likely due to the unfortunately large number of suicides... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Toledo income tax collections on trackfrom the tax this year. Mr. Rancatore said the city came into windfall this ye
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 hours ago
from the tax this year. Mr. Rancatore said the city came into windfall this year a $2.73 million from an Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation rebate – that will make this year financial easier. “We are optimistic we will be under-budget on the... Read more
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Business Wire
A.M. Best Revises Outlooks to Stable for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Mutual Insurance Company and Its Subsidiary; Revises Outlooks to Positive for Members of Accident Fund GroupOLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has revised the outlooks to stable fr
Business Wire / Posted 5 hours ago
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has revised the outlooks to stable from negative and affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” of Blue Cross Blue Shield of... Read more
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Business Wire
Tower MSA Partners Rita Wilson and Dan Anders to Speak At NAMSAP Annual ConferenceBALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tower MSA Partners’ CEO Rita Wilson and Chief Compl
Business Wire / Posted 11 hours ago
BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tower MSA Partners’ CEO Rita Wilson and Chief Compliance Officer Daniel Anders, MSCC will participate in two sessions at the National Alliance of Medicare Set Asides Professionals (NAMSAP) Annual Conference this... Read more
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The Andalusia Star-News
VFDs awarded annual grantsThe Alabama Forestry Commission distributed $21,152 to 20 Covington County volu
The Andalusia Star-News / Posted 15 hours ago
The Alabama Forestry Commission distributed $21,152 to 20 Covington County volunteer fire departments Tuesday. The annual state grants are for specific uses, Brandon Holland, the vice president of the Fire Association, and secretary of River Falls... Read more
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WA Today
Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principalA NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied
WA Today / Posted 21 hours ago
A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority. Helen Frances*, 53, was a full-time... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago dreams of AmazonWe’re rooting for Chicago. And we’re rooting for Springfield to help. This we
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
We’re rooting for Chicago. And we’re rooting for Springfield to help. This week, a group of city and state officials flew to Seattle to snoop around Amazon’s hometown and divine more about what founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos might want. His... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Raoul launches bid to replace Lisa Madigan as attorney generalof synthetic drugs, my work to fight the heroin trafficking, my work on crimina
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
of synthetic drugs, my work to fight the heroin trafficking, my work on criminal justice reform, law enforcement reform, workers' compensation reform," he said. Raoul has served in a number of high-profile roles in the Democrat-controlled state... Read more
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The Daily Record
Kerry Raymond and Patrick Toohey | Franklin & ProkopikKerry Raymond has joined Franklin & Prokopik as a partner and Patrick Toohey ha
The Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Kerry Raymond has joined Franklin & Prokopik as a partner and Patrick Toohey has joined the firm’s Baltimore office as an associate attorney. Raymond specializes in liability cases and her primary focus is construction litigation. She also defends... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Wolf says time running out on budget dealLawmakers authorized nearly $32 billion in spending on June 30 and have grapple
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Lawmakers authorized nearly $32 billion in spending on June 30 and have grappled ever since with how to fully fund it. Wolf said he believes leaders of the House and Senate Republican majorities are on board with getting a deal done and signed by... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principalA NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority. A NSW primary school teacher who... Read more
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The Young Witness
Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principalA NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority. A NSW primary school teacher who... Read more
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Western Advocate
Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principalA NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority. A NSW primary school teacher who... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principalA NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority. A NSW primary school teacher who... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principalA NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority. A NSW primary school teacher who... Read more
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The Age
Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principal A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied
The Age / Posted yesterday
A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority. Helen Frances*, 53, was a full-time... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principal A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
A NSW primary school teacher who says she attempted suicide after being bullied by her principal and isolated by her colleagues for more than a year has received a six-figure settlement from her school authority. Helen Frances*, 53, was a full-time... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's the first Dem going after Lisa Madigan's jobdeath penalty and, late during the tenure of former Gov. Pat Quinn, Raoul spons
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
death penalty and, late during the tenure of former Gov. Pat Quinn, Raoul sponsored legislation cutting costs in the workers' compensation system. Still pondering—but having ordered nominating petitions —is Rep. Elaine Nekritz of Northbrook.... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Princess Diner Owner And Manager Indicted And Charged With Withholding Wages From EmployeesThe owner and the manager of the Princess Diner in Southampton were arrested on
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
The owner and the manager of the Princess Diner in Southampton were arrested on Tuesday, charged with repeatedly failing to pay 13 restaurant workers more than $82,000 in wages over the course of more than four months last year in addition to... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
WorkFit program saves county moneyNoting it is money well spent, the Barton County Commission Monday morning appr
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Noting it is money well spent, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved the continuation of the agreement for physical capacity profile testing with WorkFit. WorkFit, offered through a partnership between Barton Community College and... Read more
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MLive.com
Bay City sidewalk contract controversy comes to an end with approvalBAY CITY, MI -- In a meeting where the Bay City Commission tackled issues about
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
BAY CITY, MI -- In a meeting where the Bay City Commission tackled issues about medical marijuana and the future of the city's public safety department, one of the most talked about topics centered around a sidewalk contract that became a contentious... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Postal worker went zip-lining while on disabilityTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former postal worker who had claimed a wrist injury prev
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former postal worker who had claimed a wrist injury prevented him from working posted photos of himself zip-lining and rappelling, state authorities said Monday as they announced insurance fraud and theft charges. Robert... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Local leaders approve shared services plan, but acknowledge flaws Staff Writer After months of meetings, leaders from 35 local municipalities
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Staff Writer After months of meetings, leaders from 35 local municipalities and school districts of Onondaga County voted Sept. 13 to approve version 2.01 of the County-Wide Shared... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Postal Worker Goes Zip-Lining While on Disabilityinsurance fraud and theft charges. Robert McGeehan, of Lower Township, is accu
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 2 days ago
insurance fraud and theft charges. Robert McGeehan, of Lower Township, is accused of stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers' compensation benefits by falsely claiming an on-the-job fall rendered him medically unfit to work as a letter... Read more
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NBC San Diego
SD Deputy Faces Charges for Faking Back Injury: DAA San Diego County Sheriff's deputy faces multiple felony charges for allegedly
NBC San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
A San Diego County Sheriff's deputy faces multiple felony charges for allegedly faking a back injury to receive workers' compensation, announced the District Attorney Monday. Matthew Tobolsky, 40, is accused of misrepresenting his physical... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Former operator of Niles banquet hall gets probation for attempted Workers' Comp fraudRoad, Niles, has been sentenced to two years’ probation after pleading guilty t
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
Road, Niles, has been sentenced to two years’ probation after pleading guilty to one count of misdemeanor attempted workers' compensation fraud. Leonard, 68, received the sentence today from Judge Peter Kontos of Trumbull County Common... Read more
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Daily Mail
Postal worker accused of falsely claiming disability for wrist injuryby a New Jersey grand jury. McGeehan, who lives in Lower Township, is accused
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
by a New Jersey grand jury. McGeehan, who lives in Lower Township, is accused of stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers' compensation benefits. He injured his wrist in February 2008 and had arthroscopic surgery. The man then took years... Read more
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NBC New York
Postal Worker Accused of Zip-Lining While on Disabilityup Monday by a state grand jury. The 59-year-old Lower Township man is accused
NBC New York / Posted 2 days ago
up Monday by a state grand jury. The 59-year-old Lower Township man is accused of stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers' compensation benefits. McGeehan injured his wrist in February 2008 and had arthroscopic surgery. He eventually was... Read more
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FOX Business
Charges: Postal worker went zip-lining while on disabilityup Monday by a state grand jury. The 59-year-old Lower Township man is accused
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
up Monday by a state grand jury. The 59-year-old Lower Township man is accused of stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers' compensation benefits. McGeehan injured his wrist in February 2008 and had arthroscopic surgery. He eventually was... Read more
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FOX Business
Charges: Postal worker went zip-lining while on disabilityup Monday by a state grand jury. The 59-year-old Lower Township man is accused
FOX Business / Posted 3 days ago
up Monday by a state grand jury. The 59-year-old Lower Township man is accused of stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers' compensation benefits. McGeehan injured his wrist in February 2008 and had arthroscopic surgery. He eventually was... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
AG: Postal worker went zip-lining while on disabilityMonday by a state grand jury. The Lower Township, Cape May County, man is accu
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
Monday by a state grand jury. The Lower Township, Cape May County, man is accused of stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers' compensation benefits. "Those who unlawfully collect workers' compensation benefits undermine the integrity of the... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Charges: Postal worker went zip lining while on disabilityup Monday by a state grand jury. The 59-year-old Lower Township man is accused
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
up Monday by a state grand jury. The 59-year-old Lower Township man is accused of stealing more than $75,000 in federal workers' compensation benefits. McGeehan injured his wrist in February 2008 and had arthroscopic surgery. He eventually was... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Lawsuit alleges Tesla, other automakers used illegal foreign workers to build plantsWidening earlier claims of immigration fraud at the Tesla factory, a recently u
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Widening earlier claims of immigration fraud at the Tesla factory, a recently unsealed whistleblower suit says several other major automakers, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Volkswagen, illegally used foreign construction workers to build their... Read more
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Philly.com
Disabled South Jersey postal worker allegedly enjoyed zip lining while collecting workers' compA South Jersey letter carrier who was seen in photos posted on Facebook of him
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
A South Jersey letter carrier who was seen in photos posted on Facebook of him zip lining and rappelling has been indicted by a state grand jury in Trenton on charges of collecting $75,000 of federal benefits after he had been cleared medically to... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa premium reduction revives workers' compensation debateDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa governor's office and the organization that se
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa governor's office and the organization that sets workers' compensation rates are disputing over whether a new law influenced a recent rate reduction in premiums for employers. The National Council on Compensation... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
SPCA voices concerns about rising expenses to commissionersBy Andrew Brancaabranca@waxahachietx.com Rising costs prompted members of the
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 3 days ago
By Andrew Brancaabranca@waxahachietx.com Rising costs prompted members of the Ellis County SPCA to seek an increase in its contract for animal services at Tuesday's Ellis County Commissioner's court meeting. Addressing the court were Ellis County... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Iowa premium reduction revives workers' compensation debateDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa governor's office and the organization that se
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa governor's office and the organization that sets workers' compensation rates are disputing over whether a new law influenced a recent rate reduction in premiums for employers. The National Council on Compensation... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
No jail time for former McMenamy's ownerThe former owner of a now-closed Niles banquet hall won't serve jail time after
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
The former owner of a now-closed Niles banquet hall won't serve jail time after committing workers compensation fraud. Trumbull County Common Pleas Court Judge Peter Kontos on Monday ordered that Robert Leonard, 68, of Niles be placed on probation... Read more
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The Mercury News
Suit: Tesla, other automakers used illegal foreign workers to build plantsSAN JOSE — Widening earlier claims of immigration fraud at the Tesla factory, a
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
SAN JOSE — Widening earlier claims of immigration fraud at the Tesla factory, a recently unsealed whistleblower suit says several other major automakers, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Volkswagen, illegally used foreign construction workers to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tesla responds to ‘The Hidden Workforce Expanding Tesla’s Factory’Click to read THE HIDDEN WORKFORCE EXPANDING TESLA’S FACTORY and watch the vide
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Click to read THE HIDDEN WORKFORCE EXPANDING TESLA’S FACTORY and watch the video. Tesla issued a statement Monday responding to this newspaper’s investigation published Sunday, “The Hidden Workforce Expanding Tesla’s Factory” At Tesla, we aspire to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Insurance inquiry tests patience of mayor, councilArticle Tools RINGTOWN — For three months, the borough solicitor has been maki
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools RINGTOWN — For three months, the borough solicitor has been making inquiries as to whether the borough police force would be insured if it participated in the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force. And at the borough council meeting... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Daniel Defense receives Presidents AwardBryan County-based Daniel Defense, manufacturer of firearms and accessories, re
Savannah Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
Bryan County-based Daniel Defense, manufacturer of firearms and accessories, recently received the 2017 Presidents Award for Overall EHS Performance by the Georgia Department of Labor and American Society of Safety Engineers. The award was presented... Read more
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Business Wire
A.M. Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of AmFed Insurance Groupunderwriting and investment leverage measures, solid operating performance and
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
underwriting and investment leverage measures, solid operating performance and in-depth knowledge of the Mississippi workers' compensation market. Partially offsetting these positive rating factors is the group's limited business... Read more
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Business Wire
Liberty Mutual Insurance Elects Nancy Quan, Coca-Cola North America’s Chief Technical Officer, to the Company’s Board of DirectorsBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--David H. Long, Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Chief Execut
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--David H. Long, Liberty Mutual Insurance’s Chief Executive Officer, today announced that Nancy Quan, Chief Technical Officer, Coca-Cola North America and Corporate Officer of the Coca-Cola Company, has been elected to the... Read more
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Business Wire
A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Delphi Financial Group, Inc. and Its SubsidiariesOLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength R
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “aa-” of the life/health subsidiaries, Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Are your paycheck deductions legal in California?Q: I have recently joined the work force and received my first paycheck. When I
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Q: I have recently joined the work force and received my first paycheck. When I reviewed my paystub, I see all these deductions. What are allowable deductions and what are not? ADVERTISEMENT A: A payroll deduction is essentially a subtraction of... Read more
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Business Wire
Command Center Authorizes New $5 Million Stock Repurchase ProgramDENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of Command Center, Inc. (OTCQB:
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The board of directors of Command Center, Inc. (OTCQB: CCNI), a national provider of on-demand and temporary staffing solutions,has authorized a new three-year, $5.0 million stock repurchase program, effective September 5,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
After long delay, governor assumes role of Rauner the recruiterstrong pushback from Democrats, who have blocked Rauner's efforts to limit coll
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
strong pushback from Democrats, who have blocked Rauner's efforts to limit collective bargaining rights and overhaul the workers' compensation system. "My first reaction is, it's about time," said Richard Paullin, executive director of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Workers 'At the Mercy of Employers'(LHRC) suggests. The issues include employment contracts, knowledge of labour
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
(LHRC) suggests. The issues include employment contracts, knowledge of labour rights and obligations and compliance with compensation demands, according to the Human Rights and Business Report 2016. Other challenges are freedom of association... Read more
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Business Wire
CWCI Study Finds California Workers’ Comp IMR Volume May Be Leveling OffOAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new study on the California workers’ compen
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new study on the California workers’ compensation independent medical review (IMR) process established by state lawmakers to resolve medical disputes finds that in the first half of this year, more than 91% of all... Read more
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