- Bill would ease requirements for PTSD-related comp claims
- Ohio firefighter-cancer presumption law goes into effect in April
Current and retired firefighters in Ohio who are suffering from various cancers will be able to collect workers compensation benefits under presumption starting April 6.
- Exclusive remedy precludes borrowed worker’s negligence suit
- Injured undocumented worker in Kansas due comp benefits
The injuries suffered by an undocumented school custodian in Kansas are compensable despite the school district’s objection stemming from falsified documents, a Kansas Supreme Court judge ruled.
- Light duty can ease injured workers back into their jobs
Employers may be missing simple opportunities to implement light-duty return-to-work programs that can help them reduce workers compensation and training costs and maintain the productivity of their workforces, experts say.
- Firms fined $882,000 for violations at power plant project
- Effective date delayed again for OSHA beryllium rule
The delay will give the agency time to further review questions of law and policy associated with the rule, the Labor Department said.
- Senate moves to overturn Volks safety rule
A controversial U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule is one step closer to being vacated after a disapproval resolution was adopted by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
- Medical nondisclosure would bar comp benefits under Montana bill
A bill that would eliminate workers compensation for employees who knowingly fail to disclose medical conditions pertinent to their job requirements on pre-employment questionnaires was presented before the Montana Senate Business and Labor Committee.