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United States: Sixth Circuit Chooses to Dodge Federal Immigration Issue In Retaliatory Discharge Action
Posted on 16 Sep 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

Reversing a decision of a federal district court that had ruled the retaliatory discharge provision of the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Act was preempted by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (“IRCA”), the Sixth Circuit... Read More

California: The Sticky Wicket That Is Home Health Care
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and statutes cited below. An injured employee’s entitlement to home health care is oftentimes a hotly contested issue in the workers’ compensation arena. Home health care issues can vary in nature... Read More

Undocumented Workers: U.S. Supreme Court Denies Cert in Sierra Chemical v. Salas
Posted on 5 Dec 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

California WCAB applies Salas to another Salas case Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Illegal Alien Work Injury Case
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a case from Louisiana concerning workers' compensation benefits for an injured worker who was an illegal alien, and whether the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 preempts state law awards... Read More

California: The Sticky Wicket That Is Home Health Care
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases and statutes cited below. An injured employee’s entitlement to home health care is oftentimes a hotly contested issue in the workers’ compensation arena. Home health care issues can vary in nature... Read More