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A Healthier Workforce: The Hot Debate Over Employer Responsibility and Employee Incentives
Posted on 13 Aug 2015 by Jennifer Jordan

By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL LLC A Medicare set-aside (MSA) is sometimes like an exercise in accident reconstruction. And when the MSA gets ugly, as they frequently do, it is typically because of some factor other than the industrial... Read More

Arkansas: Claimant May Pursue Comp Benefits in Spite of Claim During EEOC Dispute That She Was Capable of Working
Posted on 17 Jan 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A divided Arkansas appellate court recently held that a former employer that paid $60,000 to a former employee to settle the latter’s EEOC & ADA charges might be entitled to at least a partial credit under Ark. Code Ann. § 11-9-807 against... Read More

Defendant’s 39-Day Delay of $49K Settlement Payment Found Unreasonable: Cal. Comp. Cases February Advanced Postings (2/18/2015)
Posted on 18 Feb 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for February 2015 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2015 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (5/15/2016)
Posted on 16 May 2016 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WCRI Publishes New Study on Ambulatory Surgery Centers . FDA Issues Three New Draft Guidances for Compound Drugs . EEOC Issues New Guidance on Employer-Provided Leave, ADA . AK: WCB Discusses Budget, HB 214 Workers Comp Appeals Commission . ... Read More

Test Case for Genetic Discrimination in the Workplace Filed With EEOC
Posted on 11 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

A test case that is carefully being watched by both employer and worker groups is the recent claim filed by Pamela Fink with the EEOC in which she says her former employer MXenergy terminated her in violation of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (5/20/2013)
Posted on 20 May 2013 by LexisNexis Communities Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Rep. Reichert Files H.R. 1982 Medicare Secondary Payer... Read More

EEOC to Take Final Action on Rules Implementing ADA Amendments Act of 2008
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The EEOC plans to take final action in July 2010 to revise its Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and accompanying interpretative guidance (29 CFR part 1630 and accompanying appendix) in order to implement the ADA Amendments... Read More

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (12/17/2012)
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Study Finds Opt Out/Privatization a Significant Trend... Read More

EEOC to Issue Final Rule on Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Posted on 29 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The EEOC is expected to issue its final rule implementing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimnation Act in May 2010. Title II prohibits the use of genetic information in making employment decisions and limits employer access... Read More