A Minnesota trial court appropriately dismissed a civil action filed by a former employee against her former employer which alleged, inter alia , that it terminated her employment because it feared she might file a workers’ compensation claim for an injury...
A Minnesota high school teacher and lunchroom supervisor, who sustained injuries when he tried to break up a fight between two students during a lunch period, may not maintain a civil action against his employer (and various officials) for negligence, held a U...
DOL Announces Adjustment of Civil Penalty Fines .
CA: DWC Accepting Applications for QME Examination on Oct. 29 .
CA: WCIRB President’s Message About 2016 Achievements, Plans Ahead .
CA: Class Action Says WC System Has Bias Against Women .
EEOC Issues Final Rules on Employer Wellness Programs .
AR: Governor Seeks End to State’s Death, PTD Fund .
CA: Frederick Dietrich Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award .
CA: Michael Gerson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award .
CA: Joseph V...
NCCI Posts Hartwig Presentation of Future of P&C Market and American Workplace .
NCCI Posts Presentation of Insurance in an Exponential World .
NCCI Posts Presentation for Affordable Care Act and Workers Comp .
NCCI Posts Presentation on Prescription...
An employee-recognition event sponsored by the employer was not a “voluntary recreational program” within the meaning of Minn. Stat. § 176.021, subd. 9 (2014), when it took place during work hours and employees either had to attend the event or use limited vacation...
Injured Worker Left Out in the Cold by ERISA Surviving on Social Security Disability .
Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index 2016 Reports $62B in U.S. Workers Comp Costs .
USDOL Issues Guidance on Joint Employment Under FLSA, MSPA .
News Investigation: Temp...
ProPublica Examines Power, Wealth of Middlemen at Workers Comp Conferences .
CDC Reports Increase in Drug, Opioid Overdose Deaths in U.S. 2000-2014 .
CDC Opens Comment Period for Proposed 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain .
NCCI Analyzes State Differences in Diagnosis, Treatment of Joint Injuries .
Businesses Consider Purchase of Active Shooter Insurance .
Study Finds News Media Focuses on Criminal, Not Preventative Aspects of Opioid Abuse .
CA: DWC Posts Changes to OMFS (Physician...
WCRI: Medical Prices Lower, Grew Slower in States With Medical Fee Schedules .
OSHA Seeks Public Comment on Safety & Health Program Management Guidelines .
US Dept. of Labor Proposes Rule to Update Implementation of EEOICPA .
Documentary Film Made of...
Latest Map of Uninsured in America Shows Lack of Health Insurance in the South .
Survey of Occupational Injuries, Illnesses Shows Nearly 3 Million Workplace Injuries in 2014 .
EEOC Proposes Allowing Genetic Information for Voluntary Workplace Wellness Programs...
CompPharma Releases Latest Workers Comp Prescription Drug Management Study .
OSHA Moves a Step Closer to Finalizing New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule .
Study Finds Long Term Opioid Use Less Effective for 4 out of 5 Women .
AZ: NCCI Explains 2.2% Decrease...
US DOL Reports 2 Percent Increase in Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2014 .
CDC Unveils Draft Guidelines for Physicians Prescribing Opioids .
HHS to Revise Rules for Medication to Treat Opioid Dependence .
OSHA Revises Publication to Protect Safety of Firefighters...
WEDI: Only Half of States Ready for ICD-10 Switch for Work Comp Claim Purposes .
MSP Report Examines Impact of MMSEA Section 111 Reporting Requirements .
New England Governors Urge FDA to Change Opioid Warning Labels .
AK: Uber Agrees to Pay State a Fine...
John F. Burton, Jr. Examines Impact of Race to the Bottom for Workers Comp Costs (p. 6) .
Prof. Spieler Attacks AMA Guides for Absence of Evidence-Based Medicine .
A.M. Best: U.S .State Workers Comp Funds’ Net Premiums Increased 11.5% in 2014 .