Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


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. Information and services are also provided to claimants, employers, insurance companies, attorneys, judges, legislators, labor and management groups, government agencies and other parties.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


AIG will create 230 jobs at new Charlotte, North Carolina technology center: Technology center to provide application development and management services for the insurance company. Expressjet Airlines landing 265 new jobs in Kansas City, Missouri: New jobs will include pilots, flight attendants, maintenance and materials personnel. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of

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Cities With the Easiest Commutes

Ms. Career Girl

If you base the commutes on the number of hours you’ll spend stuck in traffic, the cost of insurance and gas, and the likelihood of an accident, you’ll probably be surprised to see the cities that pop up. Keep in mind that the Kansas City in Missouri is basically the same Kansas City in Kansas. You won’t have to spend much time in traffic, and the rates for your insurance are the lowest on this list, coming in at about $772 for a yearly expense.

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Job-Seeking Tips for College Graduates

Resume Bear

Generally, hiring managers are less interested in an internship at your uncle’s insurance agency than they are with, for example, the fact that you learned hard work growing up on a farm in Missouri; that you learned discipline on the varsity cross country team in high school; or, that you gained great organizational skills balancing the most intensive course load your university had to offer. Looking for that first job after graduating college can be a daunting experience.

“My ‘Involuntary Resignation’ was not accepted as ‘involuntary.’ What do I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Kansas City, Missouri. Question: Hi, Alan, I submitted my involuntary resignation by email giving detail as to what, why and how my job and the abuse I suffered affected me mentally and physically. I later received an email from the HR department stating that it would not be considered an “involuntary” resignation because I wasn’t asked to resign. . Is this true and how should this situation be approached?

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Sunday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Jackson, Missouri. I was laid off in 2007 from an 18-year job as a Customer Services representative for a health insurance company. Question 1: What should I do if, after being relieved of my daily duties, I learn of what seems a compliance breach? I am senior management for a non-profit. Last week I was notified in person that my position was being affected by a Reduction in Force (“RIF.”)

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Financial Savvy: The Advantage You Need In Life

Career Realism

In fact, “financial literacy in today’s world is almost as important as learning to read and write,” according to Jennifer Collet, president and CEO of the Missouri Council on Economic Education, who adds that “a student’s credit history is far more important to his or her future than grade point average.”. Financial skills are life skills. Most people just don’t treat them that way.

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The Next Job You’re Going To Hate

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

I have a long list of industries I’ve been in and know I have no desire to work in again — finance, insurance, retail, any type of food service, any job requiring answering phones or being on the computer all day and sales (including all the titles that try to hide that it’s a sales job). So I’d like you to go play the Career Interests Game at the Web site of the University of Missouri. Dear J.T. & & Dale: You experts keep saying to “network.&#

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