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- Small Business Owners: Five Ways You May Be Breaking Employment Law Without Knowing It
Breaking Employment law? You may be a great employer, but you may be breaking employment law without even knowing you’re doing it. It’s pretty easy, as a business owner and an employer, to accidentally break the law. Here are five ways it can happen.
- What To Expect at a Workers' Compensation Trial
If your workers' compensation case is in dispute, your case may need to resolved through a workers' compensation trial.
- EEOC Updates Enforcement Guidance for Pregnant Employment
Pregnancy is considered a temporary disability under the law. Employers must provide equal benefits and treatment to pregnant employees as they do with employees who have other types of temporary disabilities.
- Healthcare Employees at Risk of Injury
Several investigations into workplace injuries of nurses and orderlies reveal a large number of career ending injuries.
- Mental Health Injuries Resulting from on the Job Injuries
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a study that discusses how mental health issues are related to work site physical injuries.
- Work Injury to Co-op Teenager
The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released its findings in regards to the injury of a teenage worker last summer. The Delaware teen suffered a severe head injury when he fell one story on a construction site. The teen was employed by Reybold Homes Inc. as part of a co-op program.
- Healthcare Workers and Workplace Injuries
Healthcare workers have very physical jobs. Lifting and assisting patients requires strength and stamina. Moreover, stretching, reaching, and pushing patients on beds up and down hallways and ramps often results in workplace injuries to healthcare workers.
- Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for a Mental Condition Caused or Suffered at Work?
Mental injuries fall into three categories: Mental-Physical, Physical Mental and Mental-Mental.
- When and Why was Workers' Compensation Created
The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act was enacted in 1915. Before this law, individuals severely disabled by injuries suffered while at work needed to prove a “negligence” claim against their employer to be entitled to any type of compensation.
- Delaware County Workers' Compensation Lawyers Discuss Impairment Rating Evaluation
An Impairment Rating Evaluation (IRE) is a type of medical examination requested by a workers’ compensation insurance company, for the sole purpose of limiting the length of time they may be required to pay benefits.