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U.S. Dept. of Labor Posts SAWW Information for 2013 COLA Calculations
Posted on 7 Jun 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

[ Editor's Note: This blog post has been corrected .] Unfortunately when I initially looked at the Dept of Labor site for this information, the link for last year’s information took me to the 4th quarter, not the first quarter. This resulted... Read More

Seasonal Patterns in Occupational Risk
Posted on 16 Apr 2015 by Karen C. Yotis

Exploring the impact of reporting error on year-end injury declines 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... Read More

About Time! New ALJ Regulations Finally Final
Posted on 28 Dec 2015 by BRBS Longshore Reporter Staff

By Thomas C. Fitzhugh III, Fitzhugh & Elliott, P.C., Houston, Texas The comment period for proposed new regulations for ALJ proceedings closed more than two years ago. For months we were promised that the new rules would be forthcoming “soon... Read More

U.S. Dept. of Labor Posts SAWW Information for 2013 COLA Calculations
Posted on 7 Jun 2012 by Richard M. Jacobsmeyer

[ Editor's Note: This blog post has been corrected .] Unfortunately when I initially looked at the Dept of Labor site for this information, the link for last year’s information took me to the 4th quarter, not the first quarter. This resulted... Read More

BP To Pay $50.6M To Resolve US Labor Department Litigation
Posted on 13 Aug 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that BP Products North America Inc. will pay a full penalty of $50.6 million stemming from the 2005 explosion at its Texas... Read More

CLE Program at College of Law Presents 2013 Annual Longshore Conference
Posted on 6 Feb 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The CLE program at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and the U.S. Department of Labor present the Annual Longshore Conference, a two-day program for maritime lawyers seeking exposure to changes in the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation... Read More