- N.H. bill would allow comp benefits to be paid by direct deposit
A New Hampshire bill that would allow payment of workers compensation benefits by direct deposit passed in a 14-9 Senate vote January 3.
- OSHA cites chain-link fence maker for multiple violations
U.S. federal workplace safety regulators have cited and proposed $199,996 in penalties against a chain-link fencing manufacturer for multiple safety violations at a New Jersey facility.
- Investors propose taking AmTrust private
- Q&A: Artemis Emslie, MyMatrixx
Artemis Emslie, CEO of MyMatrixx, discusses her intentions to continue working in the pharmacy benefit management field after recently announcing she will leave the PBM in May.
- Industry praises New York’s move toward comp drug formulary
The proposed workers comp drug formulary in New York is key to curbing dangers to injured workers caused by inappropriate pharmaceutical prescriptions, insurance trade associations say.
- ‘Gig economy’ contributes to a new landscape for injury, illness tracking
Federal agencies should collaborate to improve injury and illness reporting, including to account for a shift in the traditional workforce toward a “gig economy” and collect information on race and ethnicity to identify vulnerable worker populations, according to a new report.
- Builder faces manslaughter charges over trench death
The King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office filed criminal manslaughter charges Friday against the owner of a Seattle, Washington-based construction firm.