May 11, 2017
The owner of a Brooklyn construction company has been charged with manslaughter following a wall collapse that left one worker dead and two others seriously injured. Michael Weiss, 47, of Williamsburg, owns RSBY NY Builders Inc. and Park Ave Builders Inc., both in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
May 9, 2017
A Jefferson County circuit judge today struck down Alabama's Workers' Compensation Act. Circuit Judge Pat Ballard found two provisions, the $220 a week cap in compensation and the 15 percent cap on attorneys fees, unconstitutional. However, because one or more provisions were found unconstitutional, the entire act is nullified. Ballard is staying his order 120 days.
March 27, 2017
We need your help! The Business Council and insurance companies are hoping to significantly reduce benefits to injured workers'
March 16, 2017
The New York State Business Council is lobbying for changes that would devastate injured workers'. Please stand up for injured workers' and sign this petition!
February 4, 2017
Please take a moment and vote "NAY" on this proposed bill that would limit an injured worker's benefits after an extremity injury.
December 20, 2016
Looks like California has a similar system that results in injured workers' having to fight for every treatment, medicine and benefit following a work injury.