Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features an interesting new study coming from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute on the heels of their announcement that employment was the “Elephant in the room” for Workers’ Comp. According to the new study, which is based on data from Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in the context of high unemployment levels, some injured workers may face even greater challenges in returning to work, leading to potential increases in the duration of disability. Find out more by clicking here!
Also in the news today is a rundown from the House Committee on Education and the Workforce on the House’s recent passage of a piece of legislation aimed at reforming the Federal Workers’ Comp program (FECA). Find out more by clicking here!