The constitutional challenge in the Florida Padgett case has been overturned on procedural grounds.
Monsanto announced that it has preliminary plans for a potential $1 billion expansion of its herbicide-producing operations in Luling.
Six Gulf Coast staffing agencies have agreed to pay thousands of workers nearly $3.5 million in back wages.
CorEnergy is purchasing the Grand Isle Gathering System for $245 million.
The California Labor Commission has been accused of conflicts of interest in misclassification cases.
Kaiser Health News published a feature-length investigation about coercion in workplace wellness programs.
Telemedicine – the use of phone or online video conferences to connect physicians with patients as opposed to traditional office visits – is a growing trend in workers’ comp, with supporters that cite extensive benefits for both payers and claimants. Challenges remain in both the legal and logistical arenas though, including a Sherman Act case between Teladoc and the Texas Medical Board. Louisiana Comp Blog reached out to local and national players to get their perspective on the rise of telemedicine.
Fitch Ratings changed BP’s credit-ratings outlook from stable to negative yesterday, citing potentially crippling Deepwater Horizon fines.
California Labor Commission ruling last week may not affect Uber’s valuation as much as previously thought.
Two LA-based Uber drivers have filed a class action lawsuit alleging labor violations against the ride-hailing company.