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LexisNexis® Presents a Complimentary CLE-accredited Webinar: Privacy Implications for Smart Devices and Social Media in the Workplace
Posted on 8 Jun 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

One employee with one mobile device can wreak havoc. What counsel should know about the risks of smart devices and social media in the workplace. Employees who use mobile devices and commercial cloud apps to work outside the office are one of the greatest... Read More

California Enacts Law Limiting Employers' Access to Employees' Social Media
Posted on 12 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

California Enacts Law Limiting Employers' Access to Employees' Social Media: What Employers Need to Know to Avoid the Minefields, 2012 Emerging Issues 6788 . Whether you "like" it or not, social media is changing the legal landscape... Read More

Predictive Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace and Beyond: The Science Behind the Crystal Ball
Posted on 25 Nov 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

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’ comp world. An awful lot of ink has been devoted lately... Read More

Psycho-Social Challenges of Managing Employee Illness: Presenteeism, Absenteeism, and "Monday Effect" Oh My
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The concept of “it’s complicated” extends beyond describing a romantic relationship; it also often applies to the relationship between an employee’s illness or injury and that person’s employment. ... Read More

Demand For More Timely Workers' Compensation Information Soars
Posted on 9 Jul 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

More workers’ compensation professionals are turning to social media to stay abreast of the constantly changing and increasingly complex workers’ compensation market. In less than five years, the Work Comp Analysis Group (WCAG) on LinkedIn... Read More

LexisNexis 2011 Special Achievement Award for Workers’ Compensation
Posted on 4 Nov 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The LexisNexis Workers' Compensation Law Community is pleased to announce the recipient of its first Special Achievement Award. This year we would like to honor a social media phenomenon on LinkedIn - the Work Comp Analysis Group . In the fall... Read More

The International Scene: Sacked Through Facebook, Death by iPad, Facial Injuries, ER Violence
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Here's a round up of interesting workplace news from around the world... - In what is believed to be the first termination notice through Facebook, a 16-year-old worker was informed by her boss at the cafe where she worked that she was being let... Read More

Sex, Lies and Videotape: Injured worker's pornographic videos posted on the Internet show violation of his medical restrictions
Posted on 24 Jan 2011 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Note: This is the first in a series on the use of the Internet and social media as evidence in workers’ compensation cases. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, has said “You have one identity. The days of you having a different image for... Read More

What They Saw at the ABA TechShow 2010 - 40 of the Best Commentaries and Resources
Posted on 6 Apr 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

The ABA TechShow 2010 was held at the Hilton Chicago on March 25-27. Hosted by the American Bar Association Law Practice Management Section, the TechShow attracted an international audience of more than 1,500 legal professionals with three days of seminars... Read More

Psycho-Social Challenges of Managing Employee Illness: Presenteeism, Absenteeism, and "Monday Effect" Oh My
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The concept of “it’s complicated” extends beyond describing a romantic relationship; it also often applies to the relationship between an employee’s illness or injury and that person’s employment. ... 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

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (12/10/2012)
Posted on 10 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: ABA 2013 Workers’ Comp Midwinter Seminar &... Read More

Study Finds 26 Percent of Small Businesses Use Social Media for Workers' Comp Insurance Purposes
Posted on 1 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

A new study shows that only 16 percent of small businesses leverage social media sites to promote themselves, but 26% of the respondents in the study said they are likely to use social media channels to find information on workers’ compensation... Read More

Popular LinkedIn WC Forum Announces Name Change
Posted on 7 Apr 2010 by workerscompensation.com

St. Louis, MO (CompNewsNetwork) - The largest workers' compensation group on business networking site LinkedIn.com has announced it has a new name. The "Workers' Compensation Forum" will now be known as the WORK COMP ANALYSIS GROUP.... Read More

Support Us on the Social Madness Corporate Challenge!
Posted on 2 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Social Madness corporate challenge has kicked off, and LexisNexis is one of 60 Dayton-area companies selected to compete in this social media competition hosted by the Dayton Business Journal and its parent, American City Business Journals. The three... Read More