BLS: In 2016, musculoskeletal disorders involving the back accounted for 38.5 percent of all work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
In a new ranking of each state’s economy by financial news and opinion website 24/7 Wall St., Louisiana comes in at 48th – behind even Mississippi and better than only Alaska and West Virginia.
NCCI has recommended a 13.4 percent reduction in Florida, to take effect January 1st, 2019.
The new Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers’ latest Commercial Property/Casualty Market Index Survey reveals that the trend of increasing commercial insurance premiums that began in the fourth quarter of 2017 continued last quarter – except for workers’ comp.
Former OWC Director L. Wes Hataway, of Baton Rouge; and Michael E. Danahay, of Sulpher were appointed to the Louisiana Workforce Investment Council.
The North Shore Claims Association will hold its September lunch meeting at N’Tini’s in Mandeville.
The Department of Justice and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration have proposed a reduction for controlled substances that may be manufactured in the U.S. next year.
A Metairie man has been sentenced to two years for a scheme in which he operated a “pill mill” clinic.
Some employers are speaking out against OSHA’s “name and shame” policy, which has persisted under the Trump administration’s Department of Labor.
A new report indicates that new cases of black lung disease have been steadily rising since the 1990s, especially in Appalachian regions.