Welcome to this month’s Comp Medical News update. Suicide, kratom worries, and a potential non-profit drug company are your headlines for September.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network today announced nearly $19 million in grants to eight state agencies.
EHS Today published a new piece on working with the new OSHA crystalline silica safety standard.
Mitchell International and Genex recently announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement where Genex will become a new division of Mitchell.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced two directives focused on providing more transparency in OFCCP activities as an essential tool for promoting compliance.
The most recent episode of A.M. BestTV focuses on why young people are choosing careers in insurance, and how those reasons could be used to bridge the talent gap in the industry.
Employer costs for employee compensation for private industry workers averaged $34.19 per hour worked in June 2018, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers.
AMERISAFE was named to Business Insurance’s Best Places to Work 2018 list.
IIABL issued a notice to members that it is accepting donations to its Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund, in order to assist member agencies recovering from Hurricane Florence.
Louisiana ranked second in the nation for personal income growth in 2Q 2018, according to a new Bureau of Economic Analysis report.