"The first thing a business owner should familiarize themselves with is the workers' comp
requirements for the state (s) in which they operate.
The Pennsylvania Compensation Ratings Bureau, an independent bureau that helps set workers' comp
premiums in the commonwealth, notified the state after it discovered a data error made by a carrier that overstated its 2016 claims.
* The number of new workers' comp
cases filed in Illinois is on a steady decline, down 24 percent since 2011.
* Round-trip airfare to the leading event for Workers' Comp
professionals -- The Workers' Compensation Educational Conference on Aug.
Voluntary workers' comp
rates depend on the experience ratio of about 800 industry classifications.
* What is your organization's top workers' comp
concern, and what are you doing to address it?
Businesses that fail to maintain workers' comp
coverage and/or pay compensation face substantial civil and criminal penalties.
goes through cycles of stability and upheaval and then returns to stability, or possibly, inertia.
Executive, published by Providence Publications, uncovered misconduct involving in the California State Compensation Insurance Fund.
"While the decrease is moderate, we are pleased to announce that the state's overall workers' comp
rates continue to decline, with a very few industry lines showing slight increases," said State Insurance Commissioner Julie Benafield Bowman in a news release.
In the fight to control workers' comp
costs, the $40 billion Albertsons grocery chain works on two fronts, says CEO Larry Johnston: "The development of a safety culture inside the company, and working with health care providers to manage costs to the greatest extent possible."
Bill Owens when he nixed a bill that builders say unfairly required independent contractors to carry workers' comp