Alcoa Global Primary Products issued a Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification (WARN) announcing layoffs in its Calcined Coke Operations plant in Lake Charles.
A three-judge panel of the Texas 1st District Court of Appeal unanimously overturned a summary judgment denying a Texas man workers’ comp benefits for a traumatic brain injury based on a too narrow definition of “imbecility.”
A new Reuters report found that employees of U.S. companies seeking to avoid exposure to the Zika virus likely have few legal avenues to either refuse travel to affected areas or sue if they actually become sick from the virus.
A California doctor convicted of murder for prescribing unnecessary painkillers has been sentenced to spend 30 years to life in state prison.
LASIE announced its dates for the Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Professional program.
Automation could leave up to 25 percent of the insurance industry’s current full-time positions consolidated or replaced over the next decade.
Louisiana Workforce Commission Executive Director Ava Dejoie announced that the agency set a record for the second consecutive year in identifying the number of workers improperly classified as independent contractors in 2015.
A report from a U.S. Senator’s office says OSHA is unable to hold corporate executives personally accountable for safety disasters because of a lack of legal tools at the government’s disposal.
More details about the texting scandal in which the sponsor for the Tennessee workers’ comp opt out (or “Option”) bill sent inappropriate messages to several staffers have emerged.
A federal bankruptcy judge has ruled workers employed by members of the now-defunct Louisiana Oilfield Contractors Association self-insurance fund can pursue their employers for their comp claims. However, the pending proceedings of the fund’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy will prevent them from seeking redress from other members of the fund.