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North Carolina lawmakers have passed legislation to curb employee misclassification, three years after journalists digging into the issue determined the practice cost the state $467 million in state and federal tax revenues annually in the construction industry alone.
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The Maryland law firm Franklin & Prokopik will hold a webinar on a new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule's implications for on-the-job drug and alcohol testing on Aug. 24.
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Long-term opioid use by injured workers fell from 2012 to 2015 in 20 of 26 states examined, but a few states, including Louisiana and South Carolina, saw long-term opioid use increase, according to a report released by the Workers Compensation Research Institute on Thursday.
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The Washington Department of Labor and Industries will hold a public hearing Aug. 22 on a rule that would clarify when workers can access funds to complete a self-directed vocational retraining plan.
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Legislation allowing Rhode Island police officers and firefighters to take accidental disability retirement because of an occupational illness will go into law without Gov. Gina Raimondo’s signature.
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The National Safety Council ranks Illinois as the nation’s second-safest state and lauds its generous workers’ compensation benefits, prompting one lawmaker to criticize the report and to call Illinois a “nanny state.”