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A first-of-its-kind study that examines income sources of millions of checking account customers has found that the so-called gig economy is growing but remains a supplemental source of income used sporadically by a small percentage of the workforce.
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The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania on Tuesday ordered publication of a split decision that a worker did not give his employer timely notice of an on-the-job injury by telling a co-worker he had fallen.
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By Joe McDonald, WorkCompCentral correspondent
While the gig economy grows -- along with the questions of what constitutes a "job" in the 21st century -- don't look to Washington, D.C., for any quick moves in addressing whether the millions of on-demand workers...Read More
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The 1st District Court of Appeal for the state of Florida reversed a denial of benefits for a law enforcement officer's heart condition after having previously reversed a decision finding the condition compensable.
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Once again, Republican leaders are hoping they can find some common ground with Democrats and pass workers' compensation reform as a means of breaking an eight-month-old budget impasse between the Democratic majority in both chambers of the legislature and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, a...Read More
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The newly established Sedgwick Institute has named Richard Victor, founder of the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute, as its first senior fellow.
Victor founded WCRI, a public policy research organization, in 1983. He retired from the WCRI presidency this year.
Victor ...Read More