Category Archives: Bulletin

In research news:

Costs per claim and other metrics of 18 state workers’ compensation systems, including Louisiana, are analyzed in depth in a series of studies, CompScope™ Benchmarks, 19th Edition, released by the Workers Compensation Research Institute.

In safety news:

OSHA is joining with occupational safety organizations for the 6th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down, May 6-10, 2019.

In national news:

The National Employment Law Project released a position paper in which it argues that continuing along the path of regional/state-based minimum wage will result in artificially low wages in several sectors.

In local news:

Louisiana’s Not Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate which was released last week, showed an over-the-month drop of 0.5 percentage points and an over-the-year drop of 0.7 percentage points.

In industry news:

Costs per claim and other metrics of 18 state workers’ compensation systems (including Louisiana) are analyzed in depth in a series of studies, CompScope™ Benchmarks, 19th Edition