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Bureau to Host Public Hearing on Rule Amendments to Chapter 4167 01/15/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 111 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will hold a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 20 to consider four new and amended rules to Chapter 4167 of the Ohio Revised Code. ...Read More

Burst Pipe Triggers Temporary Agency Relocation 01/15/2018
State: IN | Segment: NORTH | 104 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A water pipe break has forced the temporary relocation of the Workers’ Compensation Board. The board has moved to the offices of the Indiana...Read More

Bill Would Limit Opioids Prescriptions in Most Cases 01/12/2018
State: AZ | Segment: WEST | 233 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 5 min read
Arizona physicians would not be allowed to prescribe more than a five-day supply of any opioid medications in most cases, under a bill introduced in the state Senate. ...Read More

BWC to Host a Pair of Safety and Health Conferences 01/12/2018
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 123 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Registration has opened for two annual health and safety conferences hosted by the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. ...Read More

Bill Would Allow Waiver of Penalties for Uninsured Employers 01/11/2018
State: UT | Segment: WEST | 124 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 457 min read
Legislation proposed in the Utah Senate would allow the Division of Industrial Accidents to waive or reduce penalties against uninsured employers in some circumstances. ...Read More
Board Releases Lists of New and Removed Providers 01/11/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 118 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 4 min read
The Workers’ Compensation Board has removed 82 providers and added 84 on the list authorized to treat injured workers and to perform independent medical examinations. The Workers’ Compensation Law requires providers to be licensed and registered with the state Education Depart...Read More

Board Proposes Amendments, Additions to Various Statutes 01/11/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 192 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 28 min read
The Workers’ Compensation Board is proposing amendments and new rules to various sections of the state's workers’ compensation statutes, according to a filing posted in the New York State ...Read More

Bill Would Permit Direct Deposit of Benefits 01/09/2018
State: NH | Segment: NORTH | 141 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The state Senate has passed a bill that would authorize the payment of workers’ compensation benefits by direct deposit. ...Read More

Bill Proposes Criteria for Rating Impairments Caused by Breast Cancer 01/08/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 794 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
Whether a woman is of childbearing age would not be an appropriate factor for doctors to consider when determining impairment ratings in breast cancer cases, under a bill that could be heard by the California Assembly Insurance Committee on Tuesday. ...Read More

Bill Would Require Employers to Comply With Laws Relating to Undocumented Workers 01/08/2018
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 238 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A new bill was introduced Thursday to require Florida employers to comply with specified provisions relating to the unlawful employment of undocumented workers, unfair immigration-related employment practices, and financial and criminal penalties for violations. ...Read More
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