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Temp Labor Market Expected to Grow 7% in 2015.
New DOL Rule on Black Lung Now in Effect as of August 1.
Sixth Circuit Awards Miner Black Lung Benefits Despite 38-Year Smoking Habit.
NCGIF Announces Two Workers’ Comp Insurer Insolvencies for 2014.
AZ: ICA Posts Information on Physicians/Pharmaceutical Fee Schedule Eff. Oct. 1.
CA: High Court Says Injured Home Health Care Worker Must Seek Workers’ Comp.
CA: WCAB Issues Notice re Sept. 17 Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Rules.
CA: DWC Announces Improvement to IMR Submission Process.
CA: WCIRB Reports on State of the Workers Comp System.
CA: WCIRB Expected to Raise Rates Between 4 to 5 Percent.
CA: WCIRB Governing Committee to Meet August 13.
CT: Domestic Worker Rights Advocate Pushes CT to Enact Laws.
CT: New Legislation Impacting Workplace Summarized.
FL: Attorneys Question Constitutionality of Workers Comp Law re Undocumented Workers.
ID: Firefighters Continue Fight for Cancer Presumption Law.
ID: WC Advisory Committee to Discuss Medical Fee Disputes, Firefighter Legislation.
IL: Lawmakers, Business Praise 5.5 Percent Rate Decrease.
IL: Domestic Worker Rights Advocate Pushes IL to Enact Laws.
IN: WCB Posts Agreement to Compensation SF 1043 Form.
IA: WC Commissioner Godfrey Accepts Federal Position, Won’t Drop Lawsuit.
MA: Domestic Worker Rights Advocate Does Q&A of Massachusetts New Law.
MI: Governor Reappoints Three to Michigan Compensation Appellate Commission.
NE: High Court Rules Employer Liable for Dental Hygienist’s Repetitive Trauma Injury.
NJ: LWD Posts Update on Revised Adjournment and Ready Hold Form.
NY: Family of Bus Mechanic Dead From Lung Cancer Wins Maximum Benefit Award.
NY: Wegmans Food Market Goes to Federal Court Over Alleged WC Payments for Teamsters.
NY: WCB Posts Revised Board Forms in Support of Amendment of IME Regulations.
NY: WCB Posts New Reimbursement Rates for Acute Inpatient Hospital Care.
NC: New Fraud Alerting Tool Catches Five Employers Without Coverage.
NC: IC Posts Reminder That FROI (Form 19) Must Be Submitted by EDI.
OK: WCC Plagued by Staff Dissension, Unapproved Raises.
OK: WCC Discussed Budget, Organization During Closed Sessions.
OR: Ex-SAIF CEO Claims Plot by Predecessor to Have Him Fired.
OR: WCD Posts 2013 Fatality Tables.
RI: Annual Budget Sets Up Task Force on Employee Misclassification.
SD: DLR to Hold Hearing Aug. 26 on Whether Bonuses Are “Earnings”.
TX: Lt. Gov. Seeks Changes to Structure of Texas Mutual Ins. Co.
TX: Opinion: Workers Comp System Flaws the Same From Nearly 10 Years Ago.
TX: DWC Posts Informal Working Draft of Rules re Independent Review Organizations.
TX: DWC Sends Letter to CMS re Medicare Coverage Determinations When Prior WC Claim Exists.
VA: SCC Sets Hearing on Workers Comp Premium Level Adjustments.
WA: L&I to Adjust Rule Due to HB 2430 Allowing Athletic Trainers to Treat Injured Workers.
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