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Yard Work and Coaching Lead to Claimant's Arrest 10/17/2007
State: CT | Segment: Fraud | 220 | 0
A Connecticut man who worked as a poker dealer at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino was arrested Oct. 11 and charged with workers' compensation fraud and larceny in the first degree, the state Division of Criminal Justice announced. Walter L. Ford, 38, of Plainfield, Conn., collected more th...Read More
 
 
Yankee Stadium Builders Approve Safety Partnership 07/23/2007
State: NY | Segment: Safety | 268 | 0
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and contractor, labor and state regulatory representatives approved a safety partnership for construction of the new Yankee Stadium in New York. "We want the successor to 'The House that Ruth Built' to be 'The House that Safety Built,'" OS...Read More
 
 
Yearly Wages Won't Include Debt Repayment Work 05/31/2007
State: OH | Segment: Courts | 424 | 0
Work to repay a debt does not constitute special circumstances or grounds to re-evaluate the claimant's average weekly wage, an Ohio court of appeals ruled. In Yester v. Industrial Commission of Ohio and Dollar Tree Stores, 06AP-866, 05/24/2007, the Court of Appeals in the Ohio 10...Read More
 
 
Youth Safety Program Features iTunes as Prizes 05/14/2007
State: MT | Segment: Safety | 196 | 0
Montana State Fund announced a new contest to promote its Young Workers' Safety Awareness campaign to educate young workers and their employers on how to prevent workplace accidents. Last year's contest offered iPods to winners. This year's program gives workers and their employers an opp...Read More
 
 
York Certified for Claims Adjusting CEUs in Four States 02/14/2007
State: NA | Segment: Business | 134 | 0 | Popular with Legal
York Claims Service announced Tuesday that it has been approved as a claims adjusting educator in Florida, New Jersey, California, and Texas. The Florida Department of Financial Services Education Section also approved one of York's Continuing Education Unit (CEU) courses for accreditati...Read More
 
 
Year-End Activity Brings Seven Network Approvals 01/05/2007
State: TX | Segment: Top | 207 | 0
A flurry of year-end action on workers' compensation health care networks by the Texas Department of Insurance added seven networks to those approved in the state, bringing the total of certificates issued by the department to 27. The department began accepting applications for networks i...Read More
 
 
York Purchases Eventide Risk Management 09/27/2006
State: CA | Segment: Top | 231 | 0
York Insurance Services Group announced Tuesday that it has purchased Eventide Risk Management LLC, a workers' compensation and medical cost containment service in California. Eventide is the parent company of Southern California Risk Management Associates (SCRMA) and Medical Audit and Ma...Read More
 
 
Yukon Company Receives Top OSHA Honor 09/12/2006
State: OK | Segment: Safety | 157 | 0
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Xerox OKC Supplies Manufacturing of Yukon, Okla., earned membership in OSHA's "Star" Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). OSHA Regional Administrator Frank Strasheim said the company had "demonstrated excellence in effective safety...Read More
 
 
Young Framer's Fall Leads to $50K Fine 03/01/2006
State: NA | Segment: Safety | 212 | 0
Tony Marsman Construction Ltd. was fined $50,000 in a London, Ontario, court last week for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that resulted in serious injuries to a young worker. The young man was installing flooring in a partially built house when he fell from the s...Read More
 
 
Young Workers in L.A. for Leadership Academy 02/16/2006
State: CA | Segment: Events | 376 | 0
The Young Worker Leadership Academy gets under way this afternoon in Los Angeles for three days of health, safety and labor law training that teens will put to use in their own communities. Seven teams of teens, ages 14 through 17, will return to their community with a project they created...Read More
 
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