There were so many significant developments taking place during the past month with Labor and Employment Law. And if the first four months of 2018 are any indication, things won't be slowing down anytime soon.
Here is a quick review of the Top 19 stories from last month.
Workers' Comp Executive
The California Supreme Court has effectively created two different standards for determining proper classification - one for wage and hour issues and another for determining whether a worker is an employee for workers' comp coverage.
to see how it works and the issues for workers' comp.
Small and medium-sized employers today face mounting challenges that make achieving business growth and success extremely difficult. Trends such as shifting employee expectations and an ever-changing employment law environment are just a few reasons why.
See why businesses have turned to outsourcing to overcome these issues.
During the National Council on Compensation Insurance's Annual Issues Symposium (AIS) - The Future@Work held in Orlando, Fla., NCCI's Chief Actuary Kathy Antonello, delivered the State of the Line Report, providing the audience with a detailed description of 2017 industry results, market indicators and trends.
Take a look at NCCI's findings in the worker's comp industry.
Review the actual report here.
Provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act have resulted in proposals and approvals for midyear workers compensation rate reductions in five states, according to details behind several recent filings by the National Council on Compensation Insurance.
See which states are receiving reductions and why.
The state of workplace safety and health protections in the United States is a "national crisis," according to Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, which has released its annual report detailing the hazards that workers face every day on the job.
Risk & Insurance
Find out more on the findings of this report.
Working off the most complete data set available, Liberty Mutual's Workplace Safety Index identified the top 10 types of workplace injuries.
See what injury categories made the list.