State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 400 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that would have eliminated a long-standing law that allowed newspaper carriers to be classified as independent contractors instead of employees covered under workers’ compensation.
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed into law a bill that allows injured workers to bring chaperones to employer-requested medical examinations.
Ige on July 10 signed SB 859, by Sen Gilbert S.C. Keith-Aga...Read More
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Hawaii Gov. David Ige this week signed into law a bill that will allow advanced practice registered nurses to treat injured workers, and another measure that stiffens penalties against employers who don't provide workers' compensation coverage.
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The Supreme Court of Mississippi ruled that Mississippi Section 71-3-7 requires general contractors to purchase workers' compensation coverage for the employees of subcontractors, even if the subcontractors are exempt from a requirement to hold workers' compensation coverage themselves.&n...Read More
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has appointed Marc Zimmermann, a psychologist from Prairieville, to the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council as the Louisiana Psychological Association representative.