State: NY | Segment: Top | 459 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A new law that no longer requires workers on permanent partial disability to seek employment within their medical restrictions will create a system of deadbeats and raise system costs, defense attorneys say.
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The Police Pension Board for the City of Orlando approved a disability retirement for a 37-year-old officer diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome, a decision that the officer's attorney called “unprecedented,” ...Read More
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A bill that recognizes and registers professional employer organizations has passed the Senate Labor and Workforce Development Committee and has been referred to the Senate Ways and Means Committee.
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The Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation would be required to create and maintain an “Early Educator’s Occupational Safety and Health Training Program” under a bill pending before California lawmakers.
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The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division has issued a fine of $189,000 for nine safety violations — two of them willful — to a contractor working on the Ross Island Bridge in Portland.
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Legislation that passed the New Jersey state Assembly that would require medical examiners to conduct tests that may be needed for dependents to request benefits could help the widows and widowers of firefighters pursue workers’ compensation claims, according to a report by the New Jersey H...Read More
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A state budget provision that takes anywhere from $5 million to $11 million from the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to shore up a projected $1 billion funding shortfall has business leaders and municipalities on edge.