- 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.
- Ohio to make employers' worker's comp payments proactive Updated: Apr-27-15 12:35 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new billing system will change how private businesses pay their workers' compensation premiums in Ohio.
- 4 workers suffer minor injuries following leak at Va. plant Updated: Apr-27-15 10:44 am
HARRISONBURG, Virginia - A fire official says four workers suffered minor injuries following a small chemical leak at a poultry plant in Harrisonburg.
- Labor, advocates to honor workers who died on the job Updated: Apr-26-15 10:22 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Organized labor is marking Workers Memorial Day by calling on the Connecticut legislature to pass bills intended to improve employee safety.
- Judge halts worker's comp claim for Ebola nurse Nina Pham Updated: Apr-20-15 11:58 pm
DALLAS - A Texas district judge on Monday put on hold a hospital operator's efforts to seek a worker's compensation claim for a nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first U.S. patient to succumb to the deadly disease.
- Rauner trying to broker mega-deal in Illinois Legislature Updated: Apr-18-15 12:56 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Seizing on Illinois' budget crisis as a political opportunity, Republican businessman-turned-governor Bruce Rauner is trying to broker a master deal to advance his pro-business priorities through the Legislature in exchange for new revenue to save programs near and dear to the Democrats.
- Jeans company subcontractors accused in $79M payroll fraud Updated: Apr-16-15 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES - Sisters who run two apparel subcontractors were arrested along with their accountant in a scheme that authorities said Thursday involved underreporting the number of people they employed and $78.5 million in payroll to insurers and California agencies.
- Gastonia sees sharp rise in workers compensation claims Updated: Apr-12-15 2:14 pm
GASTONIA, North Carolina - Gastonia may have to tap into its savings account to pay for skyrocketing workers compensation claims.
- Closer Look: Rauner further details legislative agenda Updated: Apr-12-15 9:44 am
CHICAGO - Gov. Bruce Rauner has begun putting a finer point on his legislative agenda, telling voters, elected officials and newspaper editorial boards during a tour of Illinois last week that his business-friendly plan is vital to improving the state's economy.
- Bill allows Oklahoma workers' comp panel to meet privately Updated: Apr-07-15 6:28 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma's three-member Workers' Compensation Commission would be able to conduct more of its business behind closed doors under a bill unanimously approved on Tuesday by a Senate committee.
- Oklahoma attorney general files workers' compensation charge Updated: Apr-07-15 4:26 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office has filed a criminal charge against a 27-year-old man accused of workers' compensation fraud.
- New law clarifies medical marijuana insurance requirements Updated: Apr-07-15 4:26 pm
PHOENIX - Workers' compensation carriers and self-insurers will not be required to pay for a patient's medical marijuana under a new bill Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law Monday.