US workers’ compensation rose moderately in 1st quarter

Business 04/30/19, 07:42

Wages and benefits for U.S. workers rose 0.7% in the first three months of the year, a modest gain that matched the previous quarter's increase.The data, released Tuesday by the Labor Department, suggests that growth in workers' compensation has stalled in recent months. In the first quarter, wages and benefits ...

Court: Board wrong to deny workers’ comp for medical pot

U.S. 03/07/19, 10:51

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled that a labor appeals board was wrong to determine that workers' compensation insurance can't reimburse an employee for the cost of medical marijuana.Andrew Panaggio hurt his back at work and was approved by the state Health Department to participate in the therapeutic cannabis ...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign paid $1,500 fine to NY state

New York 01/11/19, 12:03

The campaign of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been fined $1,500 for not having the required workers' compensation for a month last year.A spokeswoman for the New York state Workers' Compensation Board, Melissa Stewart, said Friday that Ocasio-Cortez's Democratic campaign lacked coverage from March 31 to April 30.She says the ...

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