How easy is it to spot a company failing to fund workers’ comp benefits? It can’t be too hard if just eight inspectors in Georgia were able to uncover 538 businesses without comp insurance in just three months. What’s changed?
Typically, when it comes to lawmaking, what happens in California doesn’t stay in California. So this workers’ comp fight in the state is worth keeping an eye on.
A new study has revealed two more reasons to encourage obese employees to join weight loss programs.
It never ceases to amaze us how dumb some people can be. But these five workers’ comp cheats definitely take the cake.
We’re glad to see pro football back. It seemed like the NFL’s labor lockout went on far too long. One reason for that: the disagreement about workers’ compensation benefits for players.
If an employee requested equipment to improve ergonomics, how willing would your company be to supply it? In some cases a small expense now could save tons in workers’ comp benefits down the road. One horror story:
You can collect tens of thousands of dollars in workers’ comp or you can perform hard labor in a reality show about the logging industry, but you can’t do both.
Check out this worker’s argument for why he should get workers’ comp benefits, and see if you can guess whether or not they were awarded to him.
Remember the man who was awarded workers’ comp benefits after deciding to smoke pot and then feed a grizzly bear? Well, his employer appealed the benefits ruling, and a state supreme court issued a final decision.
A restaurant server wanted comp when he was injured from co-workers throwing ice at him. Now many employers would think the injury wasn’t work related and he shouldn’t get benefits – but they’d be wrong, according to this court.