Property Casualty 360
In our Feb eNewsletter, we provided you the first 10 of the 20 Workers' Compensation issues to Watch in 2017.
See the summary of the remaining 10 issues.
Stay on top of the latest developments in labor and employment law that all employers need to know about.
Here is a quick review February's 12 biggest stories.
At the recent Workers' Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) conference, the need for a credible system for injured workers was stressed as other social safety nets are being weakened.
Read further to see what panelists and participates had to say.
Risk & Insurance
Experts disagree on the involvement of risk managers in implementing treatment guidelines for injured workers. As states inch towards consistency, there is no consensus on the role of risk managers in enforcing them.
Take a look at why there are differing opinions.
Employers may get some relief from record-keeping fines if OSHA's rule requiring them to keep injury and illness records for five years is reversed.
Find out more on where OSHA's rule stands.
As more Americans hold nontraditional jobs that don't have benefits attached, cities and states are exploring ways to ensure those workers have access to them.
Read more about making benefits a more "portable" and flexible inclusive system.