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VA: Governor Lingle Signs PEO Act, 37th State to Standardize the $68 Billion Industry

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Senate Bill 1026 signed by Gov. Linda Lingle this week requires licensing and operation standards for professional employer organizations (PEOs) providing human resource management, employee benefits, payroll and workers' compensation on an outsourcing basis to 1,800 businesses employing...

California Workers’ Compensation Reform SB 863 Analysis: Self-Insurance Provisions

***WARNING: The following analysis is based on the 8/24/2012 version of SB 863. On 8/31/2012, the Legislature passed SB 863. Be sure to check the final version of SB 863 posted on the Legislature website.*** The proposed amendments in SB 863 to Labor Code Section 3700 et seq. would significantly...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (5/28/2013)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Physician Fee Schedules Work More for Evaluation/Management, Not Surgery . Physician Dispensed Share...

The False Picture of Contingent and Temporary Workers in the American Workplace

Study argues that lack of coordination in gathering data on contingent and temporary workers has resulted in undercounting and misclassifying of work hazards Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , is a leading commentator...