Monthly Archives: December 2018

In industry news:

The U.S. workers’ compensation segment continued its positive performance in 2017, which was boosted by another year of growing payrolls that helped offset rate decreases and overall soft-market conditions, according to a new Read full story

In safety news:

NIOSH is sounding the alarm over occupational exposures in the cannabis industry. NIOSH noted that its inspections revealed cannabis components on surface wipes, toxins in air samples, and fungal and endotoxin exposures which Read full story

Upcoming events:

La. Workers’ Comp Education Conference 1/16-18 (Register) IIABR Installation Luncheon 1/17 (Register) Louisiana Comp Blog Comp in Focus luncheon 1/22 (Register) IIAGNO Installation Luncheon 1/25 (Register)

In local news:

Gov. John Bel Edwards and YoungWillliams PC President Rob Wells announced the company will create 240 direct jobs and make a $4.1 million capital investment through new call centers in Bossier City and Read full story

In industry news:

The Workers’ Comp Benchmarking Study released its 2018 Annual Report on Advancing Medical Management. The sixth annual study draws upon first-person, focus group research for its 2018 Report, with over 40 industry executives Read full story