Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


Workers Compensation Definition. Every state has a Workers Compensation Division that is responsible for the administration of the state WorkersCompensation Law to ensure proper payment of benefits to employees injured on the job and encourage safety in the work place.

Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury appeared first on Ms. While you should do what you can to avoid injury, it would be in your best interest to know about the workers compensation process before the injury occurs.

Top 5 Workers Compensation Claims


cases per 100 full-time workers. For this reason, companies are required to carry workerscompensation insurance. Workers Compensation Insurance 101. Clumsy people have continued to spark laughter and lighten up the workplace for years.

Episode 28 – FMLA, Workers’ Compensation & Disability Update


A few weeks back, we had our Triple Threat webinar discussing FMLA, WorkersCompensation and Disability on Blogging4Jobs. Episode 28: Your FMLA, WorkersCompensation & Disability Questions Answered. In the HR world, one area that is hard to keep up with is the employment law landscape and eligibility requirements especially in the areas that I call the Triple Threat which are ADA, FMLA and WorkersCompensation.

4 Tips for Navigating Workers’ Comp in Your Business

Evil HR Lady

Workers’ comp covers your employees should they get injured while on the job. According to GTM Payroll Service’s list of WorkersCompensation Requirements, it’s mandatory for your company to have workerscompensation insurance in most states. Here are some tips on the workers comp process from filing to the claim process: To keep reading, click here: 4 Tips for Navigating Workers’ Comp in Your Business.

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Knowing Your Legal Rights as an Intern

Ms. Career Girl

This means those who participate in internships will not be compensated for their time spent in the office. WorkersCompensation Coverage for Interns. Workerscompensation helps employers and employees when injuries in the workplace happen.

How to Bounce Back from Stress at Work

Ms. Career Girl

There are a lot of variables in terms of work injuries due to differing company policies, insurance types, workers compensation, and the nature of different injuries, but any of them can be stressful. When work is stressing you out, you can feel it right when you wake up.

2019 194

Does your Small Business need help cutting costs?

Corn on the Job

How an effective return-to-work program can impact employee morale and cut workerscompensation costs? One way to help employee morale; that many business owners do not anticipate, is a successful return-to-work program for injured workers.

2016 93

When Your Return to Work Process is Reminiscent of Herding Cats


One department manages workerscompensation, another manages disability claims, and your HR team manages FMLA absences, or it’s outsourced to a third party.

2015 133

Workplace Injury? What to Do If You’re Hurt at Work

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re hurt at work, you’re probably entitled to workerscompensation benefits. Workerscompensation is insurance provided by your employer to cover any work-related injuries. The post Workplace Injury? What to Do If You’re Hurt at Work appeared first on Ms.

2016 133

“You expect me to believe THAT??!!”

Sklover Working Wisdom

A New York law firm, Markoff & Mittman, whose law practice is dedicated to Workers Compensation law, maintains a room in their offices dedicated to their employees’ “serenity.”. It really is true: a law firm maintains a dedicated “serenity room” for employees.

2017 130

“After severance, can I sue my employer for workplace stress?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Two years of severance seems to hardly be fair compensation for what has happened. However, you may very well have a right to file a claim for “WorkersCompensation” benefits. That’s because most states have set up a separate system for those who are injured “on the job,” which is called “WorkersCompensation.” Question: I was employed for five years as a Vice President at a company in Illinois.

2011 109

“I fear workplace violence; what should I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I’ve been a victim of a physical altercation with a co-worker. If you have been financially “injured” – due to medical expense, or lost income due to being out of work – you may be able to collect “Workers Compensation” benefits, provided you have filed a Workers Compensation claim. In the early twentieth century, as we evolved full-gear into an industrial society, many workers suffered injuries on the job due to industrial accidents.

2012 109

Back to the Basics With Blogging4Jobs #hrbasics


We all also probably remember how overwhelming it was, the I-9 Forms, workers compensation issues, and different policies that we had to learn and know by heart. These next couple of weeks we’re doing something completely different on Blogging4Jobs.

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There’s a Rising Demand For Child Care Providers – And Salaries Are Spiking.

Ms. Career Girl

While that can lead to frustrations for working parents — who need reliable care in order to go to work — it’s also an opportunity for in-home child-care workers, such as nannies and part-time caregivers like after-school sitters.

Is Your Small Business Breaking Labor Laws? 5 Mistakes to Avoid


But that doesn’t mean your workers aren’t entitled to breaks under the laws of your state. You’re a small business owner, not an employment attorney. But it’s still your responsibility to know which federal, state and local labor laws apply to you and to stay in compliance with them.

2019 141

Seven Tips to Successfully Hire the Right Candidate

Ms. Career Girl

One hiring manager I know, for example, would discount any individual who had a history of filing for workers compensation from their previous company. Even more ludicrous, her husband had been on workers compensation.

2015 130

6 Skills Recent Graduates gain working in Insurance.

Corn on the Job

Working in insurance you may be responding to a client about their child’s health insurance or about their small businesses workers compensation insurance policy. Walt Capell started Workers Compensation Shop in 2005.

“Due to anxiety attacks, I am on FMLA leave; will I be fired when I return?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you believe that your anxiety attacks may be caused by something or someone at work, you may qualify for Workers Compensation that could be lost if you simply resign. In most states, employees do not have to pay the legal fees of their Workers Compensation attorneys; the local Workers Compensation Insurance Board pays those for the employee. Workers Compensation cases are generally handled by experienced, specialized Workers Compensation attorneys.

2013 116

Mistakes Not to Make When Starting a Business

Career Alley

Do you have all the necessary insurances, including workers compensation insurance? Businesses that don’t succeed can’t tell us what went wrong. Their phone is disconnected and there’s no one to get in touch with.

2014 172

Self-Help Action Plan 1: “Totally Frazzled from Work? Here’s What You Can Do”

Sklover Working Wisdom

During Your FMLA Leave of Absence – SEEK WORKERS COMPENSATION? If you and your doctor believe your condition was caused by something at work, and do not think you will be able to return to work, you might consider seeking Workers Compensation, which is a state-run program that compensates employees “injured on the job” for both (a) lost wages and (b) medical expense. SkloverWorkingWisdom™ – Self-Help Action Plan 1. Totally Frazzled from Work?

2015 100

The Top 10 Workology Podcast Episodes for HR and Recruitment Practitioners


4 – Ep 28 – FMLA, WorkersCompensation & Disability Update. I call FMLA, Workers Compensation and the ADA the triple threat.

2016 95

“How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?” “How How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?” Published on May 29th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: I have been bullied by three co-workers for the last three months. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G.

5 Things You Should Expect from a Manual Labor Job

Ms. Career Girl

They included reduced risk for obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many other health conditions that more sedentary workers face. Most notably, you won’t have to worry about the loss of muscle tone in a manual labor job the way an office worker might.

2017 130

My Favorite HR Specialty Bloggers


Ann Bares , Compensation Café Ann specializes in simplifying today’s workplace compensation plans. Margaret Spence , CWC, Workers’ Comp Gazette. Margaret edits the Workers’ Comp Gazette with fresh comp news everyday.

2013 131

What the Heck is FMLA Leave?!


Workers Compensation – this is a paid leave granted to people who were injured while executing their job duties.

2015 130

Prevent FMLA Tracking from Becoming a 4 Letter Word


Be able to know which FMLA leave becomes a disability leave, run FMLA leave concurrent with workerscompensation leave, etc. Managing FMLA leave is difficult.

2014 142

Single Disengaged Worker Costs Company $4,621 in Lost Revenue in 2014


I could tell you that Gallup reports in their 2013 State of the Workplace report that unproductive and engaged workers are costing United States businesses $550 billion a year. Workers Compensation Insurance & Claims. Looking to engage your workforce?

2014 138

13 Best HR Metrics Formula Examples


Worker’s Compensation Cost Per Employee = total workers compensation cost for year / average number of employees. Worker’s Compensation Incident Rate = (number of injuries and/or illnesses per 100 full-time employees ?

2012 166

Creating a Company “Bible” Can Save Time and Attorney’s Fees


Benefit plan summaries, election and COBRA election paperwork; stock option, sales, bonus or incentive compensation plans. My husband was a story guy for the Star Trek family of TV shows at Paramount Studios.

2013 137

2013 Holiday Season Pay Practices

Resume Bear

The infographic below highlights survey findings for 2013 Holiday Season pay practices. Also listed below are the rules for bonuses and gift cards related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), payroll taxes and withholding. A total of 3,804 organizations participated in the survey.

2013 160

Danger, Workplace Danger. What Now?

Ms. Career Girl

My mom watched as co-worker after co-worker dealt with workplace injuries. One co-worker had been injured so many times, she dealt with constant back pain while working. The post Danger, Workplace Danger. What Now? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Don’t talk to strangers.

2016 130

4 Signs You Should Bail From Your Job While You Can

Ms. Career Girl

Do people regularly need to file for workers compensation? The post 4 Signs You Should Bail From Your Job While You Can appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The daily trudge. That 9-5, that even if you like your job, prevents you from binge watching television for hours on end.

2016 130

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 2 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Workers CompensationWorkers Compensation is an employer-funded insurance program administered by the states. This separate system was called Workmen’s Compensation; today we call it Workers Compensation, or “Workers Comp,” for short.

2014 151

“Does an independent contractor have a duty of loyalty?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

So, a client of an independent contractor is not required by law to provide that independent contractor with the things it has to, by law, provide its employees, including (a) a safe workplace; (b) overtime; (c) unemployment insurance; (d) workerscompensation; or (e) social security contributions. Question : If an independent contractor is a subcontractor to a business, can the independent contractor bid against that business on a totally unrelated project?

Graduate to Moving Faster on Your Job Hunt

Resume Bear

As lots of college grads hit the job market in the coming months, keep in mind that many of them will seek work or start work with skills that older workers may not possess, especially in the areas of technology, social media, etc.

2012 252

Can You Have One Too Many Interviews in Your Job Search?

Resume Bear

Dave Thomas, who covers among other topics workers compensation and credit card processing, writes extensively for, an online resource destination for businesses of all sizes to research, find, and compare the products and services they need to run their businesses.

2012 246

Avoiding Office Injuries: Keeping Workers Safe and Saving Money


According to Liberty Mutual’s Workplace Safety Index for 2011, virtually all of the workplace accidents that lead to workerscompensation claims can happen in the office. Don’t leave a spill for a co-worker to slip on. How Safety Impacts Work Incidents.

2012 126

How Can I Get a Job Following a Termination?

Resume Bear

Dave Thomas, who covers among other subjects’ workers compensation , writes extensively for , an online resource destination for businesses of all sizes to research, find, and compare the products and services they need to run their businesses.

2011 246

Critical Tools To Start Your New Business

Corn on the Job

Safety is the first priority in the construction business , and you need to prepare carefully to protect your workers from injury and the customer’s property from damage. If you can minimize the risk of worker injury, your insurance premiums will be lower.

2018 63

14 #HR Metrics & Formulas to Improve Human Capital Efficiency


Worker’s Compensation Cost Per Employee = total workers compensation cost for year / average number of employees. Worker’s Compensation Incident Rate = (number of injuries and/or illnesses per 100 full-time employees ? This is an important metric in my mind when looking at succession planning and forecasting staffing areas of opportunity as older workers begin to consider retirement.

2014 95

How to Start Your Own Construction Business

Corn on the Job

For the most part, you’ll need to acquire vehicle insurance, property insurance, general liability, disability insurance, workers compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, and other potential types of insurance.

Incentive Programs for the Hourly Workforce


We made it simple for managers to administer and easy for employees to understand…and whoosh it lowered workers compensation claims and costs.

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