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New Jersey CLE Presents 19th Annual Workers' Compensation Conference 12/17/2008

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The NJSBA Workers' Compensation Section and the New Jersey Division of Workers' Compensation in cooperation with the NJICLE are hosting the 19th Annual Compensation Conference on Wednesday, December 17, 2008, at the Brunswick Hilton, East Brunswick. The program is as follows...

West Virginia OIC Hosts Webinar on New Permanent Total Disability Reviewing Board 12/12/2008

WEST VIRGINIA - The West Virginia Offices of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) recently established a reviewing body for the review of applications for permanent total disability called "Permanent Total Disability Reviewing Board" or "PTDRB". The OIC is hosting a one-hour webinar on...

Conference on Putting Workings First, Proposed Agenda for Obama Administration 12/8/2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Center for American Progress Action Fund is presenting a conference "Putting Workers First Featuring Governor Jon Corzine (D-NJ)" on December 8, 2008, 9am-12noon, at the Center for American Progress Action Fund in Washington, D.C. The program is as follows: 9:00 - 10...

Society of Occupational and Environmental Health's Annual Meeting to Focus on Aging Workforce

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Society of Occupational and Environmental Health's annual meeting on February 17-18, 2009 in Washington, D.C. will discuss the occupational safety and health needs of an increasingly aging workforce. Source: SOEH To register for this conference, click here .

CWCI Continues Case Law Series With New Seminar

OAKLAND , CA - The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has announced it will conduct a one-day case law seminar in May in both Long Beach and San Francisco . The program will examine how recent trends in decisional law are reshaping California workers’ compensation, and discuss appropriate...

Calif. Coalition on Workers' Compensation Announces July Conference, Discount for Workers' Comp Law Center Registered Users

SACRAMENTO, CA - The California Coalition on Workers' Compensation (CCWC) has announced the program for its 7th Annual Workers' Compensation Policy Conference, July 29-31, in Anaheim, California. The CCWC is offering a 10 percent discount on the conference registration fee for all LexisNexis...

Calif. WCAB Commissioner Caplane Scheduled to Speak at Orange County Bar Assoc., Workers' Comp Section Meeting

ORANGE COUNTY, CA - Commissioner Ronnie Caplane of the Calif. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board is scheduled to speak at the August 3, 2009 meeting of the Orange County Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, on the topic of "Making the Record for Reconsideration and Petitions...

Calif. State Bar Workers' Comp Section Announces Honorees for 2009 Steve Jimenez Special Recognition Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The Executive Committee of the California State Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Section has established an annual Recognition Awards program to recognize outstanding attorneys and judges who have made significant recent or lifetime contributions to the workers’ compensation...

Texas Workers’ Comp Commissioner Bordelon to Deliver Keynote Speech at ICT Conference

AUSTIN , TX - September 1, 2009 will mark the fourth anniversary of the effective date of most of the provisions of House Bill (HB) 7 – the workers’ compensation legislation authored by Rep. Burt Solomons (R-Carrollton) that ushered in sweeping reforms to the Texas workers’ compensation...

DRI Webcasts on MMSEA Section 111 Reporting 9/10/2009 and Medicare Secondary Payer 9/17/2009

An announcement from MARC: DRI is partnering with MARC to present webinars on Medicare. The first topic occurred on 8/26 and dealt with the law. The presenters were Robert Trusiak, Assistant U.S. Attorney and Tom Thornton, Esq. with Carr Allison. The response was overwhelming. We still have two remaining...

TX: Insurance Council of Texas Announces Dates for 2009 Workers’ Compensation Fall Seminar

The Insurance Council of Texas will host the 2009 Workers’ Compensation Fall Seminar – Into the Jungle: Understanding the Texas Workers’ Compensation System , which will cover the latest developments that impact the workers’ compensation system in Texas. The seminars will be conducted...

U.S. Dept. of Labor Leads Annual Campaign for Drug-Free Workplace Programs, Announces Telecourse on 10/29/2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Drug-Free Work Week is an annual campaign led by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Working Partners for an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace program. For more ideas about steps you can take to ensure your workplace is safe and drug free—every week—visit the Working Partners...

CA: DIR & CHSWC to Co-Host Fifth International Forum on Disability Management 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA - California is leading the international community in efforts to ensure successful disability management and will host the fifth International Forum on Disability Management (IFDM). The forum is scheduled to take place in Los Angeles on September 20-22, 2010, and will be hosted by...

DE: Dept. of Insurance and Chamber of Commerce Team Up in Workers' Comp Program

DOVER, DE - The Delaware Department of Insurance is joining the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce in promoting a Workplace Safety Program that would allow businesses that meet safety criteria to earn lower rates on their workers’ compensation premiums. Source: Insurance & Financial Advisor

Liberty Mutual Posts Webinar on Reducing Workers’ Comp Costs From Claims Involving Chronic Pain

BOSTON, MA -Commercial insurance buyers and their representatives can now better manage the relatively small number of workers compensation claims that can drive total claims costs. A new Liberty Mutual webinar – “Hurts So Bad: Psychosocial Issues of Chronic Pain Management in Workers Compensation...

Free Webinar on Violence in the Workplace: Interactive Roundtable

EmployeeScreenIQ is hosting an Interactive Workplace Violence Roundtable to discuss this growing problem and what companies need to know and what they can do to be part of the solution. Workplace violence includes co-worker violence, customer/client violence, domestic violence and criminal violence...

CA: Goldman Magdalin & Krikes San Diego Jan. 22, 2010 Seminar Reminder

SAN DIEGO, CA - Goldman Magdalin and Krikes is proud to present our 2010 San Diego Seminar. Join us at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine for a half day program loaded with useful information you can use immediately back at the office. The seminar address is 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego...

IAIABC E-vent on Healthcare Reform and Its Implications for Workers' Comp Scheduled for 2/4/2010

MADISON, WI - IAIABC has scheduled an "e-vent" for February 4, 2010, 2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time, on "Federal Healthcare Reform: What It Means for Workers' Compensation in the U.S." The speakers are Mr. Gregory Krohm, IAIABC Executive Director, and Mr. Joseph Paduda, author...

ABA TIPS Conference on National Trends and Emerging Issues in Workers' Comp, March 4-6, 2010

PHOENIX, AZ - The American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section is presenting its "National Trends and Emerging Issues in Workers' Compensation" conference on March 4-6, 2010, Pointe Hilton at Tapatio Cliffs Resort, in Phoenix, Arizona. Topics include erosion of the...

CA: WCIRB Announces Presentation on Experience Rating Plan Changes for 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - WCIRB has announced that it will be giving a presentation on the Experience Rating Plan Changes for 2010 in two locations: Los Angeles/Burbank , April 13, 2010 , Marriott Los Angeles, Burbank Airport, 2500 Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505, 10 a.m. to noon San Francisco, April...

CA: CWCI Continues Case Law Series With New Seminar

OAKLAND, CA - The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has announced it will conduct a one-day case law seminar in May in both San Francisco and Long Beach . The program will examine how recent trends in decisional law are reshaping California workers’ compensation, and discuss appropriate...

CO: Aspen Chamber and Pinnacol to Host Seminar on Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

ASPEN, CO - The Aspen Chamber Resort Association and Pinnacol Assurance will present a seminar, “One Toke Over the Line: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace,” on April 29 at the Aspen Square Hotel conference room. Source: Post Independent

Property Casualty Insurers Highlight Workers Comp Issues at PCI’s Arizona Legislative Action Day

PHOENIX, AZ - Insurance industry representatives joined with the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) today in meeting with Arizona legislators and other state government leaders to discuss workers compensation and other key legislative items. “PCI’s Legislative Action...

National Workers' Compensation Defense Network Announces Free Semi-Annual Seminar In Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA (CompNewsNetwork) - The National Workers' Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN) has announced that its next semi-annual workers' compensation seminar will be held June 16 & 17, 2010, in Los Angeles, California. The Seminar, which is offered free of charge to employers and...

KY: DWC Commissioner Shares Conference Presentation

Frankfort, KY (CompNewsNetwork) - The Kentucky Department of Workers' Compensation's Commissioner, Dwight T. Lovan, presented to the 19th annual Workers Compensation Seminar, from CompEd, on June 3-4. The presentation serves to further the educational endeavors of the Kentucky practitioners,...