Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence. Because Workers Compensation are state programs, they are unique and specific to each and every state. Maine – Maine Compensation Board.

Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

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Of these 21 states, seven of them, including Alaska, Florida and Vermont, did so automatically in line with the rise in the cost of living. When it comes to employee insurance, employers in most states are required to provide healthcare, disability and workers compensation coverage. The only exception to this is Texas, where workers compensation cover is optional. This includes seasonal, part-time and full-time workers.

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Who’s On the Dirty Dozen List of Employers?


When workers are in an unsafe environment, the consequences can be far-reaching. It’s difficult to recover from, yet some of the world’s biggest employers still showcase situations that can put workers and entire communities at risk. Amazon was also on the 2019 Dirty Dozen list, with six worker deaths occurring in seven months and 13 deaths since 2013. Integra Health Management is a company with locations in Tampa, Florida and Owings Mills, Maryland.

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What Are Your Business Goals?

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Not counting seasonal variations, 55 percent of owners have recently hired or are planning to hire new staff, 23 percent are raising worker compensation, and 11 percent plan to create new jobs. Small-business activity is on the rise, according to the  National Federation of Independent Business’ s chief economist William Dunkelberg.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

When resigning should I say where I am going to my co-workers? Jacksonville, Florida. Question 7: Can a Workers Comp insurance carrier demand that, as part of a settlement of a Workers Comp case, that I give my employer a Resignation Letter, and can they dictate that my Resignation Letter does not use the word “involuntary” in it? From my limited knowledge of Workers Comp law, I rather doubt you can be forced to give a resignation; I may be wrong.

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