Legislators are holding companies to a higher standard when it comes to diversity, anti-harassment and anti-discrimination practices. Non-compliance can result in costly lawsuits, damage to corporate reputation and rising insurance rates.
Most discussions about the state of U.S. health care quickly lead to a simple but grim diagnosis: The system is broken. But it’s not all bad news. Unpacking the state of health care reveals that not every aspect of the system is dysfunctional. In fact, some parts have never been better.
According to NCCI, workers’ compensation benefits cost U.S employers billions of dollars annually. Seven states account for 50% of all workers’ compensation spend in the United States – CA, NY, NJ, OK, IL, CT and AK.
Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), once used in everything from dental floss to microwave popcorn bags, are now being recognized as threatening toxic chemicals that pose health risks to populations across the country.