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In industry news:

AmTrust recently released its first Retail Risk Report, identifying common injuries for retail workers and the resulting lost time.

NCCI State Advisory Forum Focuses on Atypical Market, Louisiana’s Status

NCCI hosted its annual State Advisory Forum for Louisiana today in Baton Rouge. State Relations Executive for Louisiana Clarissa Preston and actuary Brett Foster highlighted the countrywide and local numbers NCCI has analyzed over the last several years, as well as presenting the details for the most recent approved loss cost filing.

In industry news:

Safety National announced a new webinar on predictive analytics. The free webcast will take place December 3rd from 1-2 PM CT.

In economic news:

New Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers show that from the third quarter of 2018 to the third quarter of 2019, nonfarm business labor productivity increased 1.4 percent, reflecting a 2.3-percent increase in output and a 0.9-percent increase in hours worked. During the same period, real hourly compensation increased 2.7 percent.

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NCCI issued an Insights report updating its financial results for the workers’ comp industry as presented at its Annual Issues Symposium.

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Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark has announced its next complimentary webinar: A Conversation with Injured Workers.

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The National Safety Council recently announced it has received a $125,000 sponsorship from Amazon to support women in safety.

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WCRI announced that their 36th Annual Issues & Research Conference, March 5 and 6, 2020, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA, will feature a session on readmission and reoperation rates among workers’ compensation patients.