April 25, 2017

US Labor Department’s OSHA reports on state-run occupational safety and health programs

Agency calls for corrective actions to keep workers safe WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that it has concluded a special evaluation of state-run occupational safety and health programs under its jurisdiction. Enhanced Federal Annual Monitoring and Evaluation reports provide detailed findings and recommendations… [Continue Reading]

Wigwam and Destination Hotels & Resorts Choose Merchants Integrity Test, Background Screening

  Merchants Information Solutions Pre-employment Integrity Test Proven to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Payouts Average 60%*, Reduces Other High-Risk, Costly Employee Liabilities PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa and Destination Hotels & Resorts, the historic property’s internationally recognized management company, have selected Merchants Information Solutions as their pre-employment background screening partner. When fully implemented, the Wigwam… [Continue Reading]

Gina M. Garcia Becomes Manager of CompPartners’ PPO Networks

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 IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Gina M. Garcia has joined CompPartners, a workers’ compensation, disability, and group health managed care organization, as manager of PPO networks. Garcia develops boutique networks customized for client’s needs locally or nationally. Physicians selected for these well-vetted networks have extensive workers’ compensation experience and are well known for their positive outcomes and adhering… [Continue Reading]

CA Labor Commissioner Issues $450,000 in Citations During Enforcement of Restaurant Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Investigators from the California Labor Commissioner’s Office issued fines to restaurants during an enforcement sweep for violations of state labor laws addressing workers’ compensation and proper payment of wages. The statewide enforcement resulted in 88 citations being issued to 79 restaurants with total penalties of $448,950. The California Department… [Continue Reading]

Mitchell International’s SmartAdvisorTM Implements Partner Bridge With One Call Medical Network

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwire – September 21, 2010) – Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of information, workflow and performance management solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced that the SmartAdvisor™ Partner Bridge is now available throughout One Call Medical’s (OCM) provider network. OCM is the leading Preferred Provider Organization… [Continue Reading]

Professional Dynamics, Inc. Hires Michael Ramser as President

Former Intercare president signs on with leading managed care company RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ — Managed Care Organization Professional Dynamics, Inc. (PDI, http://www.professionaldynamics.com) welcomes Michael Ramser aboard as President. Ramser, who spent the last seven years as President of Intercare Insurance Services, will work with PDI Chairwoman/CEO Betti J. Anders to put PDI… [Continue Reading]

Teamsters Support New Bill to Stop Worker Misclassification

 Legislation Introduced By Kerry, McDermott Would Close IRS Loophole   WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today said the union supports a bill to close a tax loophole that allows employers to deprive workers of benefits and protections. The bill would close an IRS provision that makes it too easy for… [Continue Reading]

EMPLOYERS® Promotes David Morton to Vice President of Sales, Strategic Partnerships and Alliances

 RENO, Nev., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — EMPLOYERS® (NYSE:EIG) , America’s small business insurance specialist®, announced that David Morton has been promoted to vice president of sales, strategic partnerships and alliances. In his new role, Morton will focus on driving and measuring partner performance, ensuring strong communication and managing issue resolution with partners. Morton will lead… [Continue Reading]

EMPLOYERS® Promotes Stephen Hedglin to Vice President, Business Development for Strategic Partnerships & Alliances

 RENO, Nev., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — EMPLOYERS® (NYSE:EIG) , America’s small business insurance specialist®, announced that Stephen Hedglin has been promoted to vice president of business development for strategic partnerships and alliances. In his new role, Hedglin will focus on prospective partnerships and identify, source, evaluate and initiate partnership opportunities with a variety of target… [Continue Reading]

Medical Costs for Florida Workers’ Comp Claims Stabilized; Result of 2003 Fee Schedule Reforms, WCRI Study Reports

CAMBRIDGE, MA,–WorkCompWire– September 2, 2010   –   Reform of Florida’s workers’ compensation fee schedule in 2003 achieved its intended results, significantly increasing the prices paid for physician services and reducing the average payment per service for hospital outpatient services, according to a study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). These offsetting trends resulted in stabilizing… [Continue Reading]

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