Compensation

  • When a Win is Not a Win- Stay Orders

    If an injured worker in Nevada successfully convinces a hearing officer to reverse an adjuster's action on a claim, the insurer and/or the employer has the right to file an appeal to an appeals officer. The insurer or employer must file their appeal within 30 days (plus 3 days for mailing of the hearing officer's decision).

    5 readers - Virginia Hunt/ Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog
  • Nevada Fire Fighters Have Special Work Comp Laws

    Special Work Comp Laws Applicable to Fire Fighters A. Con tagious diseases Exposure to contagious diseases while providing medical care at work is considered an injury by accident. NRS 616A.265 (2); testing and lifetime benefits for tuberculosis, hepatitis, and HIV are covered in detail for fire fighters. B.

    3 readers - Virginia Hunt/ Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog
    • Motor vehicle accident in California kills 1 near Squirrel Creek

      The massive trucks that navigate California roadways are used for various jobs that standard vehicles could not properly accomplish. When these trucks are involved in an accident with a standard vehicle, it can catastrophic consequences. The size of these trucks typically increases the severity of accidents, and any collision involving one of these massive vehicles can injure or ...
      3 readers - Riverside Personal Injury Blog
    • Should Employees be Paid for Time Spent in Security Screenings?

      Should Employees be Paid for Time Spent in Security Screenings? Oct 9 2014 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk, a case involving the issue of whether the time a worker spends in security screenings should be paid time under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
      2 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • Partner compensation: Start making sense

      I was chatting recently with a U.S. law firm managing partner, who asked me about the Canadian health-care system and how I’d compare it to its American counterpart. Stepping carefully around that minefield, I did allow that health-care regimes worldwide are like partner compensation schemes in law firms: there’s at least one thing seriously wrong with every version, but so long ...
      2 readers - Jordan Furlong/ Law21
    • San Diego Minimum Wage Increase Will Go to the Voters

      San Diego Minimum Wage Increase Will Go to the Voters Oct 20 2014 - Compensation - Shane Peterson The proposed January 1, 2015, increase to San Diego’s minimum wage is on hold. Opponents of the ordinance to increase the minimum wage succeeded in getting enough signatures during a petition drive to force the minimum wage proposal to be put to a public vote, according to the Los Angeles Times.
      1 readers - Shane Peterson/ HRWatchdog

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    • Pennsylvania judge faces hit-and-run charges

      …When we take to the Pennsylvania roads, we should do our level best to drive safely. But car accidents can happen, and when they do, it is extremely important for all involved to stop and make sure no one is hurt and to assess any damages. If someone is responsible for an accident, that person should not leave the scene until the matter has been…

      1 readers - Erie Personal Injury Attorneys Blog
    • San José Minimum Wage to Increase in 2015

      …San José Minimum Wage to Increase in 2015 Oct 16 2014 - Compensation, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley The minimum wage in San José will increase from $10.15 to $10.30 per hour effective January 1, 2015. Information about the San José minimum wage law, including a frequently asked questions document and how to file a complaint, can be found…

      2 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • Partner compensation: Start making sense

      …I was chatting recently with a U.S. law firm managing partner, who asked me about the Canadian health-care system and how I’d compare it to its American counterpart. Stepping carefully around that minefield, I did allow that health-care regimes worldwide are like partner compensation schemes in law firms: there’s at least one thing seriously wrong…

      2 readers - Jordan Furlong/ Law21
    • DOL Delays Enforcement of Federal Home Healthcare Rules

      …DOL Delays Enforcement of Federal Home Healthcare Rules Oct 15 2014 - Compensation, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley The federal government recently decided to delay enforcement of regulations extending minimum wage and overtime requirements to home healthcare workers for six months. The Department of Labor (DOL) made the following…

      1 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • Berkeley’s Minimum Wage Increased

      …Berkeley’s Minimum Wage Increased Oct 2 2014 - Compensation, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley The minimum wage for employees in the city of Berkeley increased to $10 per hour on October 1 — $1 more than the state minimum wage of $9 per hour. This is the first in a set of three increases: On October 1, 2015, the minimum wage will increase…

      1 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • When a Win is Not a Win- Stay Orders

      … officer ordered. To further complicate things, even if the appeals officer denies a Motion for Stay, the insurer still may not have to do what the hewing officer ordered until after the appeals officer decides the case. There is a law that allows the insurer an automatic stay as to payment of large sums of money that are contested. See NRS 616C.380…

      5 readers - Virginia Hunt/ Nevada Workers' Compensation Law Blog
    • Wage Garnishment Trends in the U.S.

      …Wage Garnishment Trends in the U.S. Sep 18 2014 - Compensation - Gail Cecchettini Whaley A recent report from ADP examined wage garnishment trends across the United States. In a figure that might be surprising, the research found that 7.2 percent of U.S. workers have had their wages garnished — usually for child support, school loans or taxes…

      1 readers - Gail Cecchettini Whaley/ HRWatchdog
    • Motor vehicle accident injures 1 in California

      … by California police at this time. Depending on the outcome of the investigation, the victim of the motor vehicle accident may have the right to seek monetary compensation. Compensation could be used by the victim to pay for any hospital bills or supplement the victim's income if he or she is unable to work because of his or her injuries from…

      2 readers - Riverside Personal Injury Blog
    • Motor vehicle accident injures elderly woman in California

      … investigation by California police at this time. Depending on the findings of the investigation, the injured woman may have the right to seek monetary compensation for her injuries from the motor vehicle accident. Compensation could be used to pay for any bills that are received from the hospital for the treatment of her injuries. This could allow the woman…

      1 readers - Riverside Personal Injury Blog
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