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The International Scene: Sacked Through Facebook, Death by iPad, Facial Injuries, ER Violence

Here's a round up of interesting workplace news from around the world... - In what is believed to be the first termination notice through Facebook, a 16-year-old worker was informed by her boss at the cafe where she worked that she was being let go for losing a 10 pound note. See report in the...

Size Matters: NCCI Attributes Medical Costs Trends to Claim Categories

Many studies have analyzed why the medical componen t of workers' compensation costs have risen rapidly the past several years despite the recession. Explanations for the higher costs have ranged from increased workers' compensation prescription drug costs to the decline in the Dow Jones Industrial...

Worksite Wellness Clinics and Reduction of ER Visits: Good News for Employer Health Plan Costs

By Robin E. Kobayashi, J.D., LexisNexis Legal & Professional Operations Emergency room visits and costs are on the rise in the U.S. and expected to get worse with Obamacare according to a recent report which shows people with Medicaid (many of whom have obtained coverage under Obamacare) use ER...