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What (Not) to Do When Your Underperforming Employee Requests Medical Leave

by Janette Levey Frisch

Firing or disciplining an employee for performance or disciplinary issues is challenging on a good day. What do you do when that employee requests medical leave? 752 more words

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Military and Disability Programs

Discuss the pros and cons of TRICARE, CHAMPVA, Workers’ Compensation, Disability Income Insurance, and Disability Benefit Programs. What are some positive aspects of these insurances? What are some of their downfalls? 11 more words

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Controlling Your Workers' Compensation Costs

Workers’ Compensation insurance is required for most employers in most states (all but Texas). While it’s a necessary cost of having employees, it’s one cost that can be controlled. 832 more words


A Case for National Standards for State Workers’ Compensation

Would you be surprised to know that the definition of “Employee” and “Contractor” varies from one state to another? Would you be shocked if I told you that more state Workers’ Compensation agencies operate without a full-time, or part-time, Medical Director on staff than those that do? 632 more words

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Court Lays Out Guidance for Ensuring Hourly Workers Are Paid for Off-Duty Work

Contributed by Steven Jados, October 11, 2017

Addressing an employment issue of interest in an increasingly digital world, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (which has jurisdiction over lower federal courts in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin­­) recently upheld a prior ruling that the City of Chicago was not liable for paying wages for certain employees’ off-duty work time. 432 more words

FDA requests removal of Opana ER for risks related to abuse

by Karl Voigt

Patients who are taking the pain medication Opana are now facing its manufacturer’s withdrawal of the medication from the market.

Earler this year, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) … 78 more words

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