Governor Edwards recently announced that Barbara F. Young, of Shreveport, was reappointed to LWCC.
NPR/Here & Now’s Robin Young spoke with Jessica Martinez, co-executive director of the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health, about worker safety in the so-called gig economy.
The FDA approved a new monthly formulation of buprenorphine – a medication assisted treatment (MAT) option – for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
A new study from Columbia University assesses who is most at risk for death from opioids.
The 2.9 million nonfatal injuries and illnesses suffered by private industry workers on the job in 2016 occurred at a rate of 2.9 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers nationally, according to new BLS numbers.
The 2017 Workers’ Compensation Benchmarking Study reprises its 2014 survey questions to measure industry-wide advancement in claims management these past three years.
Louisiana Workforce Commission announced that Louisiana’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October dropped to 4.3 percent.
A new opinion piece in Property/Casualty 360 addresses how the industry “panic attack” over InsurTechs has subsided and in its place comes collaboration.
Travelers recently announced that it has launched a new digital self-service capability that aims to streamline the workers’ compensation claim process.
Welcome to “Marginal Interests,” a series highlighting the varied reading habits of the local comp community. This time, we spoke to Gary Kern of Metairie-based RiskSAVER LLC.