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5 years, 12 days ago

  ADA Employer requiring wellness program participation prevails over EEOC A federal District Court in Wisconsin has ruled against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and held that a plastic manufacturer’s policy of requiring employees to complete health risk assessments and...

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Employers underestimate impact of change on employees

5 years, 1 month ago

American adults who have been impacted by change at work are more likely to report chronic work stress, less likely to trust their employer, and more likely to say they plan to leave the organization within the next year compared...

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Highlights of the 2017 NCCI Symposium

2 years, 8 months ago

Each year, the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), which gathers data, analyzes industry trends and legislation and prepares insurance rate and loss cost recommendations holds an Issues Symposium. The theme for 2017 was “Adapting”. Bill Donnell, president, and CEO...

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Containing the Growing Risk of Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Claims

5 years, 2 months ago

There is little doubt that claims alleging workers’ compensation retaliation are growing and OSHA is cracking down on employers that discourage the reporting of injuries or retaliate against those who do. The story is told in the following examples:  Indiana...

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OSHA fines increase and some startling facts about them

5 years, 3 months ago

When the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 required all federal agencies with civil monetary penalties covered by the statute, such as OSHA, to update their fines, there was also a mandate for annual increases based on the Consumer Price Index...

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