Monthly Archives: April 2019

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

In local news:

The first Louisiana House Committee meetings for Insurance and Labor and Industrial Relations this Legislative Session will be held tomorrow and Thursday, respectively.

In safety news:

OSHA will hold a meeting May 14th, 2019, in Washington, D.C. with a call in option, to solicit public comments and suggestions from stakeholders on issues relating to whistleblower protection under Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

In national news:

The federal government announced that it will spend $350 million in four states to study the best ways to fight the opioid epidemic on the local level.