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DIR Increases Efficiency of Labor Law Enforcement Efforts 03/23/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 539 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 28 min read
California labor inspectors are making fewer inspections, but are uncovering more violations with each inspection conducted. ...Read More
 
 

DA Reports Half of Companies Visited Not in Compliance With Comp, Licensing Requirements 03/22/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 596 | 1 | Popular with Legal | 14 min read
The Tulare County District Attorney’s Office announced that a recent compliance check of local contractors and service companies found that half of the businesses ...Read More
 
 

Dairy Factory Slapped With $144K in Penalties for Alleged Safety Violations 03/20/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 149 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 62 min read
A manufacturer of cheese and dairy products in Waterloo, New York, has been cited for allegedly failing to correct safety violations found after employees were burned by hot milk. ...Read More
 
 

DWC Proposing Separate Maximum Physician Fees in 32 Regions 03/19/2018
State: CA | Segment: Top | 954 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 86 min read
A proposal to add a geographic index to physician section of California’s Official Medical Fee Schedule that set different prices for 32 distinct regions would increase fees by nearly 10% in some areas, and decrease them by more than 5% in others. ...Read More
 
 
Division Adopts Major Revisions to Procedural, Medical and MCO Rules 03/19/2018
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 199 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 30 min read
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division has adopted substantial amendments to rules regarding rule-making and attorney fees, medical fees, payment for medical services and managed care organizations. The division proposed the rule changes on Feb. 1 and conducted a public hear...Read More
 
 

DWC Proposes Minor Changes to Self-Insurer Rules 03/19/2018
State: WI | Segment: NORTH | 198 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 19 min read
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development is proposing minor and technical changes to the rules regulating self-insurers in order to comply with legislation passed in 2011 and 2015, according to a notice posted in Friday’s Administrative Register. ...Read More
 
 

Division Revises Bulletins on Voc-Rehab, Hospital Fees 03/16/2018
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 153 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 61 min read
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division on Thursday updated bulletins impacting hospital fees and vocational assistance eligibility. ...Read More
 
 

DOL to Host Events for Nuclear Weapons Workers 03/16/2018
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 118 | 0 | Popular with Medical | 241 min read
The U.S. Department of Labor is hosting outreach events in Bridgeton, Missouri, this month for former and current nuclear weapons workers and their survivors. ...Read More
 
 
DWC Proposes Changes to DIME Rules 03/16/2018
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 170 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 151 min read
The Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation is holding a hearing in April on proposed changes to its Division Independent Medical Exam rules. The division is proposing to repeal its current rules and replace them with all new regulatory language. The rules set forth the qualifica...Read More
 
 
DWC Corrects Error in Data Table Within Fee Schedule 03/15/2018
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 425 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 24 min read
The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has posted a correction to the Hospital Outpatient Departments/Ambulatory Surgical Centers portion of the Official Medical Fee Schedule. A table in the original fee schedule listed Los Angeles County twice, with different county-speci...Read More
 
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