Monthly Archives: October 2017

In local news:

A.M. Best has once again affirmed the “A- Excellent” rating for the financial strength of LUBA Workers’ Comp.

In national news:

A multi-state manhunt to find a suspect who began his spree by killing three and wounding two at his workplace has ended.

In local news:

The first class of military veterans in the Louisiana Veteran Entrepreneurship Program began coursework at the program’s inaugural “boot camp” at the Louisiana Business & Technology Center in LSU Innovation Park.

In research news:

The freelance workforce grew from 53 million in 2014 to 55 million in 2016 and currently represents 35 percent of the U.S. workforce, according to new research.

In national news:

Recent research from the EEOC indicates that 75 percent of workplace harassment victims experienced retaliation when they reported it.

In neighboring news:

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation will conduct a public hearing to discuss NCCI’s proposed overall statewide average workers’ compensation premium decrease of 9.6 percent today.

In local news:

The Advocate reports that search and rescue operations for the worker missing after an oil rig explosion in Lake Pontchartrain Sunday are ongoing.

In tech news:

A new report analyzed by Assured Research indicates that up to 42 percent of workers’ comp premiums could disappear by 2030 due to automation.