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Workers’ Compensation Fraud in 2015

How can you verify the integrity of the workers’ compensation process? Where do you go if you suspect fraud? Read on…
Can My Telecommuting Employee File a Workers’ Compensation Claim for an Injury that Happened at Home?
You thought you were being such a good manager. You often let your employees work from home, especially when their lives demand some flexibility. Now one of your workers says she needs to take two weeks off because she pulled a muscle tripping over her own sleeping dog! Can this honestly be your fault? You’ve never seen her home office, never mind met the dog. And HR is mad at YOU because the claim will affect your premium rate. Can’t begin to imagine how the employer has liability in this situation? Read on to learn just how far workers’ compensation awards go…
Wanted: Hero
While many Americans are familiar with the terms “human trafficking,” most of us don’t realize that modern slavery isn’t just a global problem in some foreign country–trafficking is a growing problem in all of America’s communities. Adults and children, men and women, through force, fraud, and coercion are used for labor, commercial sex, or both. Human trafficking is a billion-dollar industry, surpassing the illegal sale of arms as the third largest criminal enterprise in the world (FBI, 2017). In this series, you’ll learn what human trafficking is, how to identify it, and how your organization can be a hero and join the fight to end Human Trafficking.
The Contingent Workforce Under the Workers’ Compensation Laws
Arguably the most dramatic change to the American workplace this century has been the introduction and growth of non-employee workers: free-lancers, leased workers, contractors, etc. How are employers to manage this quickly expanding contingent of the workforce with regard to workers’ compensation?