- Budget writers uphold changes to public risk pool oversight Updated: May-27-15 6:32 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Secretary of State's office plans to continue fighting a proposal in the Senate's budget that takes away its authority to monitor the state's public risk pools.
- Utah man owes $97K for Montana workers' compensation fraud Updated: May-27-15 5:18 pm
HELENA, Montana - A man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison in 2000 has acknowledged defrauding the state workers' compensation fund by collecting disability benefits while running a construction company in Utah.
- Excerpts from editorials by Illinois newspapers Updated: May-26-15 6:50 pm
May 26, 2015
- Effort to expand police mental health coverage progresses Updated: May-22-15 6:50 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A long-running effort to extend workers' compensation benefits to police officers who receive mental health injuries on the job cleared a key hurdle Friday after years of defeat in the General Assembly.
- Illinois Democrats vote down workers comp bill Updated: May-22-15 3:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Democrats have sent another in a series of messages to Gov. Bruce Rauner by voting down elements of his pro-business agenda.
- Report suggests decrease in occupational injuries, illnesses Updated: May-21-15 4:06 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - New Hampshire health officials have released a report suggesting there's a decrease in occupational injury and illness rates in the state over the years.
- Maine's highest court upholds workers' comp fraud conviction Updated: May-19-15 12:39 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's highest court is upholding the conviction of a northern Maine man convicted of collecting more than $50,000 in workers' compensation benefits while operating an engine repair business.
- Roadside worker injured, southwest police urge caution Updated: May-18-15 8:42 am
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio - Law enforcement officials are concerned after roadside workers north of Cincinnati have been killed or injured on two separate accidents in the past three weeks.
- Head of Oklahoma workers' compensation agency to resign Updated: May-15-15 4:07 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The head of the new Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Commission says he's planning to step down following a tumultuous year in which the three-member panel was found to have repeatedly violated the state's Open Meeting Act.
- Bob Gilliland named chairman of Oklahoma worker's commission Updated: May-14-15 11:36 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Gov. Mary Fallin has named Bob Gilliland of Oklahoma City as chairman of the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Commission.
- Duct firm fined $1M over ignored warnings, employee injuries Updated: May-11-15 5:20 pm
MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pennsylvania - A company whose ventilation products whisk air through the Chrysler Building and Yankee Stadium has been fined more than $1 million and placed in a violator program for ignoring what federal regulators say were repeated warnings about dangerous machinery.
- Bill would add gender parity in workers compensation claims Updated: May-11-15 5:13 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Lawmakers have approved a bill that would update California's workers' compensation law so that medical problems primarily affecting women will no longer be considered pre-existing conditions in calculating compensation.
- Business groups, injured employees weigh in on workers' comp Updated: May-05-15 7:46 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Business groups and injured employees weighed in Tuesday as Illinois lawmakers began debating whether to revamp the state's workers' compensation insurance program to reduce costs for employers.
- Budget to dominate final months of legislative session Updated: May-04-15 5:28 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - With two months left in the legislative session, Senate budget writers are focused on reworking the House's $11.2 billion two-year state spending plan.