Category Archives: Bulletin

In regulatory news:

LWC issued a Notice of Intent in the October 2017 Louisiana Register regarding the establishment of $50 fees for filing a 1008 or premature 1011, plus additional fees and revamped forms.

In local news:

Brown & Brown of Louisiana is expanding its footprint in the state, acquiring the assets of Houma-based insurer Lapeyre, Staples & Robichaux.

In national news:

A Lyft driver in New York City filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday in his home state accusing the rideshare company of illegally deducting workers’ compensation fees from his and other drivers’ pay.

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.