Bullying Charges gets ‘Accident Prone’ Library Director $400,000 in Settlement Agreement and Release

Bullying is an offense that can have perpetrators of the crime pay dearly and apparently, in California, a slight disagreement constitutes bullying. That’s what the Salinas City Council has found out after it decided to pay $400,000 to city…

The US Supreme Court Gives the Green Signal for Workers’ Compensation for a Kickball Injury

A player on a company softball or kickball game can be entitled to workers’ compensation. This is what the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jackson Dawson Communications’ employee, Stephen Whigham. The marketing and public…

Workers’ Comp Insurance Rates May Drop; Exclusive Remedy Under Attack

Worker’ compensation insurance rates are likely to drop in Florida for the first time in four years. That could result in annual savings of over $500 million by firms in the Sunshine State. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation states…

Missouri Workers' Compensation Laws Upheld by US Judicial Panel, Court Rules against Former NFL Players

The case of Kenney et al. v. Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc has reached its conclusion with a US Judicial Panel ruling against the five former Chiefs players who decided to sue their team last year. The players who were on the team from…

Oakes Workers could be Affected by Challenge to Workers’ Compensation Law

Earlier this month, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge Cueto struck a further blow to Florida’s workers’ compensation law, terming it unconstitutional. The law has already been severely criticized while the judge went a step further by saying…

OSHA Orders Asphalt Specialists to Pay Nearly $1m for Violation of Surface Transportation Assistance Act

The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have found Pontiac based paving company Asphalt Specialists Inc. in violation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act. OSHA is another reason why jobs are going…

Los Angeles Man Held for Selling Fraudulent Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Policies

50-year-old Terry Francis Savoy from Los Angeles has been arrested in New Orleans for selling fraudulent Workers Compensation and Employers Liability policies in Louisiana. According to Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, the accused has been charged…

Peoria Officers Denied Workers’ Compensation Despite Being Injured on Duty

Two police officers from Peoria in Maricopa and Yavapai counties have said they are not ready to return to full duty. Both officers allege they have been denied workers’ compensation claims for injuries they received while on duty. Officers…

BWC Aims to Pay Employer's Share of Settlement by February

The Bureau of Worker's Compensation owes employers in the state of Ohio a large sum of money as part of the class-action settlement suit regarding insurance premiums on state's workers' compensation rates. According to Ohio workers' compensation…

Veterans’ Unemployment Rates Show No Decrease in the Last Year, Says Survey

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (USBLS) has released data that shows that the unemployment rates for veterans in the country has shown little, if any, decrease since 2013. The overall jobless rate in the US has shown a decrease of 1.1% from…