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|Bill would add gender parity in workers compensation claims|
On San Jose Mercury News - May 11, 2015
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers have approved a bill that would update California's workers' compensation law so that medical problems primarily affecting women will no longer be considered pre-existing conditions in calculating compensation.
|Job gains accelerate but wage growth is meager |
On Los Angeles Times - May 8, 2015
Solid job gains resumed last month after an anemic March, but the rebound wasn't strong enough to allay concerns that a modestly growing labor market still can't generate much of a raise in workers' paychecks.
|Are Uber drivers employees or independent contractors?|
On Business Insurance - May 7, 2015
A lawsuit filed by an injured driver seeking workers compensation benefits from ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc. highlights ongoing debate over criteria that are used determine whether workers are independent contractors or employees.
|Workers compensation insurance is key part of doing business the right way|
On The Exponent Telegram - May 6, 2015
A national movement to allow companies to opt-out of state-run workers’ compensation insurance programs and set their own standards has raised concern among national and state labor leaders, and rightfully so.
While West Virginia privatized workers’ compensation insurance about 10 years ago, making the system more equitable for employers and employees, the national effort to allow companies to determine their own standards could have devastating consequences for workers, labor leaders say.
May 4, 2015 - Vacaville man’s workers’ compensation claim leads to criminal investigation
May 2, 2015 - Proposal would let businesses opt out of workers’ comp
April 28, 2015 - Evidence-Based Medicine Trumps Medical Imaging in Reducing Costs in Workers’ Comp Claims
April 24, 2015 - The Perils of Workers’ Comp for Injured Cirque du Soleil Performers
April 23, 2015 - Workers’ Comp Study: California Reforms Lowered Medical Payments Per Claim
April 20, 2015 - Judge halts worker’s comp claim for Ebola nurse
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