State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 1971 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Workers' compensation is the only remedy available to a man who suffered chemical burns to his face, arms and lungs, Valero said in response to a personal injury lawsuit, according to a report by the Southeast Texas Record.
Dustin Kendrick was injured May 10 when a coworker at the Val...Read More
State: MT | Segment: NORTH | 266 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 20 min read
After three years of battling to get workers’ compensation coverage for volunteer firefighters, the Montana Legislature's Educational and Local Government Interim Committee is considering whether counties have broken a 1997 agreement that required insurance coverage for firefighters,&nb...Read More
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 2149 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A volunteer in a community service program failed to establish he was an "employee" of The Girls Club of New York for purposes of his Labor Law and workers' compensation claims, the Appellate Division ruled.
Case: Smith v. The Girls Club of New York, No. 15353 570657/10, 06/...Read More
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 331 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Virginia’s Department of Labor and Industry announced a new program to address state employees misclassifying workers, a practice that the Economic Policy Institute said is becoming more costly to taxpayers and social insurance systems nationwide.
On June 2, Virginia’s Labor C...Read More
State: PA | Segment: Events | 309 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry is seeking two volunteers to help plan the state’s conference agendas for 2016, according to a press release.
The department is looking for one employer and one labor representative to sit on an 18-member committee that will discuss ...Read More
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 429 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Volunteer firefighters culled together with a band of advocacy and union groups to lobby the state Capitol on Monday for bills that would prohibit certain flame retardants and offer a cancer presumption.