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LASIE Hosts Case Management Continuing Ed Seminar 07/25/2018
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 239 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
The Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers will host what it calls an "extremely comprehensive," two-day seminar on workers' compensation case management. ...Read More
 
 

Labor Cabinet Offers Free OSHA Training Aug. 20-24 07/25/2018
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 521 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 39 min read
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet will offer five days of free OSHA training for employers and employees, Aug. 20-24, in Gilbertsville. Most of ...Read More
 
 

L&I Fines Asbestos Removal Co. $229,700 07/18/2018
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 203 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 1 min read
The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries fined an asbestos removal company $229,700 for exposing workers and the public to unsafe conditions. ...Read More
 
 

L.A. Times Takes on Cumulative Trauma Claims 07/17/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 2405 | 2 | Popular with Legal | 65 min read
California’s largest newspaper tackled cumulative trauma claims with a front-page article Sunday, but observers said they don’t expect any late-session bills on the subject this year. ...Read More
 
 

Legislation Might Remove Hurdle to Medical Marijuana Reimbursement 07/16/2018
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NJ | Segment: Top | 681 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 95 min read
A New Jersey lawmaker has introduced a bill that would clarify that state law doesn’t prohibit workers’ comp payers from reimbursing an injured worker for the use of medical marijuana. ...Read More
 
 
Law Clerk Named Industrial Commissioner 07/10/2018
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 244 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 74 min read
North Carolina Industrial Commission Chairman Charlton Allen has appointed his law clerk to be deputy commissioner. Ashley Moore also clerked for former commissioner Linda Cheatham and commission Vice Chair Yolanda Stith. Moore is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and earned ...Read More
 
 
L&I Announces 5% COLA Increase in Benefits 07/09/2018
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 686 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 13 min read
Time-loss and pension benefits will increase by 5% for most workers who were injured before July 1, 2017, due to a change in the state’s average wage, the Department of Labor & Industries announced Friday. The cost-of-living adjustment increases the maximum monthly benefit, to $...Read More
 
 

Labor Cabinet Hosts OSHA Training Session Next Week 07/06/2018
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 648 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 62 min read
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet will host free OSHA training all next week in Bowling Green, part of regular safety and health training sessions held around the state, the Cabinet announc...Read More
 
 

Liabilities From Insolvent Trusts Now Down to $34 Million, Board Reports 07/05/2018
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 347 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 23 min read
The outstanding liability left by the insolvency of 20 New York self-insured group trusts has shrunk, from more than $900 million to $34 million, the state Workers' Compensation Board reported. ...Read More
 
 

LMAC Discussing Legislation to Create State OSHA Plan July 12 07/03/2018
State: MT | Segment: WEST | 179 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
Montana’s Labor Management Advisory Council will discuss possible 2019 legislation for a state workplace safety plan. ...Read More
 
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