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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

Kansas: Undocumented Worker Due Comp Benefits in Spite of False Papers Used in Hiring Process
Posted on 31 Mar 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

The use of a false name and identification papers to apply for a job does not render a worker’s employment contract void ab initio , so as to preclude the worker from receiving workers’ compensation benefits following a work-related injury... Read More

Sierra Chemical v. Salas: Undocumented Worker Case Appealed to SCOTUS
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by Robin E. Kobayashi

BREAKING NEWS: Sierra Chemical has filed a petition for writ of certiorari in which it "asks SCOTUS to determine whether and to what extent a State law authorizing a 'wrongful failure to hire' discrimination action by a person not legally... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (8/8/2014)
Posted on 8 Aug 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 7 July 2014 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

Sierra Chemical v. Salas: Undocumented Worker Case Appealed to US Supreme Court
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

BREAKING NEWS: Sierra Chemical has filed a petition for writ of certiorari in which it "asks SCOTUS to determine whether and to what extent a State law authorizing a 'wrongful failure to hire' discrimination action by a person not legally... Read More

Curtain Call on Illegals in Delaware: The Superior Court Affirms a New Class of Displaced Worker
Posted on 27 Jan 2016 by Cassandra Roberts

Today I bring you what Walt Schmittinger affectionately calls “Act 2 of what I presume will be a 3 Act play.” It is the appeal decision in the Guardado case that we have all been waiting for. For the back story, check my blog entry of 4/10... Read More

OH: Bill to End Workers’ Comp for Illegal Immigrants Stirs Controversy
Posted on 1 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

COLUMBUS , OH – The Dayton Daily News reports that Senate Bill 238 could end workers’ comp benefits for illegal immigrants, but critics say the bill won’t curb illegal immigration in Ohio and it punishes the injured worker. Read More

OH: Senate Passes Bill to Ban Workers' Comp for Undocumented Workers
Posted on 28 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

COLUMBUS, OH - The state Senate on Thursday passed SB 238 to ban undocumented workers from receiving workers' compensation. The bill now heads to the House for consideration. Source: Vindy.com Read More