Workers' Compensation

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New Study Shows Earnings Losses Persist Much Longer After Work-Related Injury, Even for Minor Injuries
Posted on 24 Sep 2014 by Thomas A. Robinson

Income benefits paid to workers through the workers’ compensation system replace a smaller fraction of lost income benefits than previously believed Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation... Read More

California: Stepped-Up Enforcement of EDD Statutory Interest
Posted on 12 Oct 2010 by Goldman, Magdalin & Krikes, LLP

Representatives for the California Employment Development Department (EDD) are present at nearly all WCAB district offices every court day to recover amounts paid out as state disability benefits where workers’ compensation temporary disability... Read More

Senate HELP Committee Examines Worker Misclassification
Posted on 18 Jun 2010 by

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - Tens of thousands of employers misclassify their employees as independent contractors, and as a result, these workers are not eligible for benefits such as minimum wage and overtime, unemployment insurance, and workers'... Read More

Labor Agencies Back Legislation to Prevent Employee Misclassification
Posted on 18 Jun 2010 by

New York, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - Labor agency heads from New York and Iowa today joined forces in asking federal lawmakers to improve conditions for both workers and businesses by passing the Employee Misclassification Prevention Act, which was introduced... Read More