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Senator Collins Shines Light On Federal Workers Comp Waste

Senator Collins suspects some recipients gaming the system, seeks reforms to bring overly generous federal system in line with states WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Susan Collins, Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, has called for a thorough review of the program...

FECA Reform Proposals

A Second Congressional Hearing Provides More Details on a Framework for Legislation The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, held a hearing on May 12, 2011, about updating and reforming the Federal Employees' Compensation...

Federal Workers’ Compensation: Senate Committee Reviews Legislative Proposals

By Karen Yotis, Esq. On July 26, 2011, the United States Senate Com mittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, held a hearing entitled “Examining the Federal Workers’ Compensation...

Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) Reform

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved the Federal Workers' Compensation Modernization and Improvement Act (H.R. 2465), which is designed to strengthen and enhance the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA), the workers' compensation program for federal employees. The goals of...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Powered by Larson's (5/26/2015)

NCCI Symposium Reports First Responder Bills Top List of 2015 Legislation . NCCI Symposium: Dr. Victor Shares Insights on Physician Dispensing . NCCI Symposium: CWCI Shares Insights on Calif. Medical Dispute Resolution . NCCI Symposium: Moody’s Presents U.S. Macro Outlook . NCCI Symposium...

FECA Reform: Fresh Approaches, Aging Workers and Trying to Do More With Less

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. The cost cutting game being played in the workers’ compensation world these days is...