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New Obligations For Frontline Sector Employers Through Minnesota’s Frontline Worker Pay Program – Employee Benefits & Compensation

On April 29, 2022, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed SF No. 2677 (2022) into law. This law authorizes bonus payments to Minnesotans who worked in frontline sectors during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency. This so-called “Hero Pay” law aims to thank eligible frontline workers for their… Read More »New Obligations For Frontline Sector Employers Through Minnesota’s Frontline Worker Pay Program – Employee Benefits & Compensation

New laws create more health insurance options for Virginia’s small businesses, realtors [Daily Press] – InsuranceNewsNet

two new Virginia laws will create health insurance options for two groups of businesses that have felt shut out of more affordable coverage. One allows associations to set up a benefits consortium that would help small businesses gain the same buying muscle that large employers… Read More »New laws create more health insurance options for Virginia’s small businesses, realtors [Daily Press] – InsuranceNewsNet

The Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE:THG) Rating Increased to Buy at StockNews.com

The Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE:THG – Get Rating) was upgraded by StockNews.com from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Thursday. Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of The Hanover Insurance Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating… Read More »The Hanover Insurance Group (NYSE:THG) Rating Increased to Buy at StockNews.com

Lim: Defendant With Lion’s Share of CT Doesn’t Always Get the Election| Workers Compensation News

By David K ​​Lim Friday, June 10, 2022 | 0 Typically, in a cumulative trauma claim where there are two carriers having partial coverage, the applicant will elect against one of the co-defendants under Labor Code 5500.5. David K ​​Lim One would think that the… Read More »Lim: Defendant With Lion’s Share of CT Doesn’t Always Get the Election| Workers Compensation News

Japan offers compensation for people who get infected with COVID-19 at work

Japan’s health ministry is encouraging people who caught COVID-19 at work to apply for government compensation that covers lost salary and medical expenses. This includes people suffering a variety of mid- and long-term symptoms after a workplace-related infection. Claims by more than 20,000 people have… Read More »Japan offers compensation for people who get infected with COVID-19 at work

Return-To-Office Ergonomic Recommendations for an Aging Workforce | Woodruff Sawyer

Workplace ergonomics is the science of designing the workplace with the physical capabilities and limitations of the worker in mind. Poor design can lead to tired, frustrated, and even injured employees. Improved ergonomics can provide a better work experience for your employees and more productivity… Read More »Return-To-Office Ergonomic Recommendations for an Aging Workforce | Woodruff Sawyer

Medway Air Ambulance Renews Its EURAMI Accreditation, Earns a NAAMTA Accreditation, and Achieves an ARGUS Platinum Rating

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., June 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Medway Air Ambulance is now one of the only fixed-wing air ambulance providers in the country to earn a dual accreditation for air medical transports, including individual endorsements for its adult patient transfers, Neonatal and Pediatric expertise, and… Read More »Medway Air Ambulance Renews Its EURAMI Accreditation, Earns a NAAMTA Accreditation, and Achieves an ARGUS Platinum Rating

Work Injury and Negligence in Workers’ Compensation and L&I Claims – Workers Compensation Legal Blogs Posted by Tara Reck, Esq.

The definition of negligence in Washington State is when someone doesn’t exercise ordinary care. What does that mean? In short, it means doing something that a reasonably careful person wouldn’t do. But, it can also mean the failure to do some act that a careful… Read More »Work Injury and Negligence in Workers’ Compensation and L&I Claims – Workers Compensation Legal Blogs Posted by Tara Reck, Esq.

Texas State Resources Provide Ongoing Support To Uvalde Community Following Recent Tragedy At Robb Elementary School | Office of the Texas Governor

Governor Greg Abbott today provided an update on Texas state agencies’ continued efforts to assist and support the Uvalde community as they heal. Following the tragedy at Robb Elementary School, the Governor announced Texas’ comprehensive, ongoing plan to coordinate with state and local officials in… Read More »Texas State Resources Provide Ongoing Support To Uvalde Community Following Recent Tragedy At Robb Elementary School | Office of the Texas Governor