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New research suggests a clear association between job boredom and negative health- and work-related perceptions.
Significant workers’ comp legal decisions from around the country.
An in-depth look at some of the breakout sessions that will presented at this year’s National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference® & Expo.
A jury will have to decide whether an employer’s post-accident drug testing constitutes a “disability-related inquiry” in violation of the ADA.
Workers’ compensation rate decreases are encouraging, but may not translate into lower prices for employers right away.
Employers must recognize that purely psychological injuries can be compensable under certain circumstances.
New research indicates that the average time it takes to process Medicare Set-Asides is on a downward trend, among other findings.
A side effect of the ACA is increased billing pressure on the workers’ comp industry. Beware of rising costs.
WC professionals should help slay the dragon, not facilitate the creation of new addicts.
Wal-Mart, Safeway, and Nordstrom are among companies pushing for a free-market alternative to traditional state workers’ comp systems.
Elizabeth Ruff has developed a reputation as a “difference-maker.” It began with wrestling an unruly lost-time culture to the ground.
Dr. Frank Tomecek is using advanced diagnostics to reduce surgery frequency.
Devising and communicating training programs in the hazardous timber industry has substantially reduced injuries.
There is a great deal of creativity throughout the workers’ comp industry. But it is at its best when applied for the mutual benefit of injured workers and their employers.
The best claims-handling practices depend on hiring good people.
A killer hangover turns an easy assignment into a job-threatening tangle.
As hiring growth begins to outpace claims volume growth, what will that mean for claims management organizations?
Obesity could push up health care and workers’ comp costs, but wellness programs may dull the impact.
Payroll growth, economic expansion and shifts in industrial mix all factor into the substantial growth of California’s premium volume.
NIOSH cites the reducing occupational disease and injuries — including workers’ comp costs — as the top reasons to implement workplace tobacco interventions.