March 18, 2018

California Labor Commissioner Launches Criminal Investigation Unit

California Department of Industrial Relations

Oakland, CA — The Department of Industrial Relations’ (DIR) Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE, also known as the Labor Commissioner’s Office) today announces the creation of the Criminal Investigation Unit (CIU) designed to investigate employers who perpetrate wage theft and other criminal activities… [Continue Reading]

TDI-DWC to Launches Homepage Redesign

Texas Dept of Insurance (TDI)

AUSTIN, TX – On Wednesday, February 29, 2012 the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) will launch the redesign of its homepage. In an effort to make online resources for workers’ compensation system participants more user friendly, the TDI-DWC homepage redesign features a new… [Continue Reading]

New Leaders Speak!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features the continuation of our “Leaders Speak” series with another installment from Mark Wilhelm, CEO of Safety National. You can read Mark’s new article… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 2/28/12

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers. Ex-North Dakota Workers’ Comp Director Files Federal Appeal Insurance Journal Workers’ Comp Assessments 5 Times Higher for N.Y. State Employers: Analysis Workforce Workers compensation risks shift as jobs return Business Insurance Editor’s Note: These links lead to… [Continue Reading]

Mark Wilhelm: 4 Ways SIGs Can Ensure Success

Mark Wilhelm Safety National

Over the years, the popularity of self-insurance has grown steadily. When rates for primary insurance skyrocketed in the 1970s, companies turned to self-insurance as a more economical way to cover workers’ compensation and many continue to pursue this alternative risk funding option to this day. Employers that didn’t possess… [Continue Reading]

Employers Holdings, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings

Employers Insurance

RENO, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Employers Holdings, Inc. (“EHI” or the “Company”) (NYSE:EIG) today reported fourth quarter net income of $19.4 million or $0.56 per diluted share compared with $20.1 million or $0.51 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2010, a decrease of $0.8 million in net income and an increase of… [Continue Reading]

Robinson Assumes Expanded Role At Coventry Workers’ Comp Services

Coventry WCS

Franklin, TN – Coventry Workers’ Comp Services, Inc., a division of Coventry Health Care, Inc., strengthens its focus on delivering integrated clinical solutions announcing today that Betsy Robinson will expand her role in the organization as senior vice president of product development and marketing to include oversight for… [Continue Reading]

Two More Sentenced in Florida Pill Mill Operation

US Attorneys Office Seal

Florida – Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida recently announced the sentencing of two additional defendants on charges stemming from Operation Oxy Alley, a coordinated investigation into pill mills in Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Including the two defendants sentenced recently… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Measuring the Future!

Today’s edition of WorkCompRecap features some news from Illinois, with the release of another new study from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI)’s recent CompScope Benchmarks study series. This particular edition focuses on establishing useful baseline data to measure the future impact of…[Continue Reading]

WCRI Studying Impact of 2011 Reforms on Illinois Workers’ Comp System

Workers' Compensation Research Institute

CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) – A new study, CompScope™ Benchmarks for Illinois, 12th Edition, by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) provides useful baseline data to measure the future impact of 2011 reforms in Illinois, which are designed to ensure that the state’s workers’ compensation costs are… [Continue Reading]

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