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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter clarifying its stance on the classification of workers in the gig economy. However, DOL's position on the classification may not matter all that much for many in the gig economy.
gig economy workers may still be classified as "employees" under state law without regard to the FLSA.
WCRI compared payments to hospitals for outpatient surgery in 36 states that together account for 88% of workers' compensation benefits paid in the United States.
Read more on the WCRI report and the states affected.
Failure to renew or replace the federal terrorism insurance backstop could push employers into the residual workers compensation market and require them to pay higher comp premiums, according to a study released by RAND Corp.
Take a look at how workers comp insurers could respond if TRIA isn't extended.
NCCI's Chief Actuary Kathy Antonello, delivered the company's highly anticipated State of the Line Report at its Annual Issues Symposium (AIS) which provided a detailed description of 2018 industry results, market indicators, and trends.
Read further to learn more on the findings in NCCI's report.
Costly catastrophic claims are emerging in the workers compensation sector, partly driven by comorbidities and prescribing of expensive brand-name drugs, experts say.
Find out the concerns and how to proactively mitigate costs.
Marijuana legalization continues to be a hot topic in 2019. Most states have legalized marijuana in some form, and there is much speculation around federal activity. NCCI is monitoring legislative, judicial, and other developments as this issue evolves.
Check out NCCI's latest update.