The Insurance Auditor’s Association of the Southwest (IAASW) will hold its first Louisiana Regional Seminar October 4th and 5th at L’Auberge in Baton Rouge. Ahead of the seminar, Louisiana Comp Blog asked speakers to give us a preview of what attendees can expect from the new event. Richard Pope, Premium Audit Director at Union Standard Insurance Group will present on Odd Audit Experiences.
Louisiana Timberman’s Association is auctioning the office supplies and furniture from its Winnfield office from September 15th to October 15th. The auction will take place exclusively online here. The Association is affiliated with the Louisiana Safety Association of Timbermen Fund, which went bust back in 2015.
Welcome to this month’s edition of Comp Medical News. Marijuana, standing desks, opioids, and depression are your headlines for August 2018.
The GAME ON misclassification task force, which is a relatively new effort by various departments in the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC), has had some significant successes. Louisiana Comp Blog sat down with Renita Ward Williams and Ricky Masaracchia to discuss the task force, and how the public can help ensure a fair playing field for all Louisiana employers and workers.
The Big I held its annual Young Agents conference at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans last week. In the midst of the event, Louisiana Comp Blog sat down with Big I officers to ask about what they think the future will look like for today’s young agents. Lee Schilling, IIABL National Director and head of Schilling & Reid Insurance advised young agents to network as much as possible.
EMPLOYERS, a workers’ compensation carrier with coast-to-coast operations, recently entered the Louisiana market. Since then, the company was made its mark in Louisiana’s healthy workers’ compensation market. Louisiana Comp Blog reached out to EMPLOYERS Sale and Marketing Chief Ray Wise and Territory Manager Alicia Stanley to assess the company’s progress.
The Big I held its annual Young Agents conference at the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans last week. In the midst of the event, Louisiana Comp Blog sat down with Big I officers to ask about what they think the future will look like for today’s young agents.
The Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) recently issued a FlashReport on initial treatment delays for workers’ comp patients across 18 study states. Louisiana consistently had some of longest wait times among the study states. Read on for local response to the data.
The July meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) was held yesterday in Baton Rouge. Despite the lack of a quorum, the Council further addressed the Broadspire/Insight Labs pharmacogenetic testing controversy and shared the results of the GAME ON misclassification task force.
A new EHS Today webinar that is available for free on-demand now, explores how “behavior based safety” training has failed to keep up with the modernization of the workplace and workers, but a method called “microlearning” could help provide a solution.