Category Archives: Workers Comp Reform

Workers’ Comp and the Obesity problem

Tweet I was reading an article this morning on how the Obesity problem in America “weighs” on the Workers’ Comp system. It is not surprising that obese clients will take longer to heal after a work related injury, and there may be an increase in the cost to treat this worker in the workers’ comp…

Exposed – How Art Pope’s Money could influence Workers’ Comp Benefits

Tweet Next year is going to be an important year for politics in North Carolina and across the country.  Workers’ Comp laws throughout the nation, including in North Carolina, are under attack.  In order to preserve a system that is fair to both workers and employers alike, we must support candidates for our legislature that…

What can happen if insurance companies have their way…

Tweet Here is a brief example of what will happen in North Carolina if insurance companies are successful in continuing to “reform” Workers’ Compensation laws in North Carolina.

New Workers’ Compensation Bill signed into law in North Carolina

Tweet Earlier this week, North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue signed a new Workers’ Compensation bill into law that will make several major changes to the current law.  This bill, entitled the “Protecting and Putting North Carolina Back to Work Act” contains number of changes to the existing Workers’ Compensation law that injured workers must be…

Why Workers Comp reform is bad for NC

Tweet Here is a great op-ed article that details why the Workers’ Comp Reform bill proposed by Rep. Dale Folwell is bad for everyone in North Carolina. In House Bill 709 and Senate Bill 544, the North Carolina Legislature is attempting to strip injured workers of numerous protections currently in place, restrict how long they…

Legislative Update: Status of Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina

Tweet Today I am attending a Workers’ Compensation Roundtable at the North Carolina Advocates of Justice in Raleigh, NC.  After lunch, Gina Cammarano provided us with a legislative update regarding the status of Workers’ Compensation reform at the General Assembly. Although a bill has not yet been filed, it is clear that the insurance companies…

NC Workers Comp Reform News – www.ProtectNCworkers.com goes live February 17th

Tweet For those of you that have been following the news in the NC Workers Comp Reform world recently – you know that injured workers throughout North Carolina are in a fight for their lives… literally. The insurance companies and big business lobbies want to limit the benefits paid to injured NC workers to 9…

Workers Compensation Section Meeting at the NCAJ

Tweet This afternoon I attended the Workers’ Compensation Section Meeting at the Raleigh office of the North Carolina Advocates of Justice (NCAJ) – an organization of which I am a proud member.  Here is a sampling of some of the things that were discussed: NCAJ president Phil Baddour and CEO Dick Taylor gave an update…

Labor Legislative Conference held last week in Raleigh

Tweet Last week union workers throughout the state of North Carolina convened for the 2011 Labor Legislative Conference in Raleigh. At that meeting, the unions called for a “Working People’s Agenda” that included creating more jobs and protecting workers throughout the state. For more on the program, read this article entitled “Workers Unite to Promote…

Fighting Workers’ Comp reform in North Carolina

Tweet You are going to be seeing a lot of posts from me in the coming weeks and months with updates on what is going on in the Statehouse in Raleigh.  The People of North Carolina are in for a fight – and this time it doesn’t only affect injured workers who are depending on…

Category Archives: Workers Comp Reform

Workers’ Comp and the Obesity problem

Tweet I was reading an article this morning on how the Obesity problem in America “weighs” on the Workers’ Comp system. It is not surprising that obese clients will take longer to heal after a work related injury, and there may be an increase in the cost to treat this worker in the workers’ comp…

Exposed – How Art Pope’s Money could influence Workers’ Comp Benefits

Tweet Next year is going to be an important year for politics in North Carolina and across the country.  Workers’ Comp laws throughout the nation, including in North Carolina, are under attack.  In order to preserve a system that is fair to both workers and employers alike, we must support candidates for our legislature that…

What can happen if insurance companies have their way…

Tweet Here is a brief example of what will happen in North Carolina if insurance companies are successful in continuing to “reform” Workers’ Compensation laws in North Carolina.

New Workers’ Compensation Bill signed into law in North Carolina

Tweet Earlier this week, North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue signed a new Workers’ Compensation bill into law that will make several major changes to the current law.  This bill, entitled the “Protecting and Putting North Carolina Back to Work Act” contains number of changes to the existing Workers’ Compensation law that injured workers must be…

Why Workers Comp reform is bad for NC

Tweet Here is a great op-ed article that details why the Workers’ Comp Reform bill proposed by Rep. Dale Folwell is bad for everyone in North Carolina. In House Bill 709 and Senate Bill 544, the North Carolina Legislature is attempting to strip injured workers of numerous protections currently in place, restrict how long they…

Legislative Update: Status of Workers’ Compensation in North Carolina

Tweet Today I am attending a Workers’ Compensation Roundtable at the North Carolina Advocates of Justice in Raleigh, NC.  After lunch, Gina Cammarano provided us with a legislative update regarding the status of Workers’ Compensation reform at the General Assembly. Although a bill has not yet been filed, it is clear that the insurance companies…

NC Workers Comp Reform News – www.ProtectNCworkers.com goes live February 17th

Tweet For those of you that have been following the news in the NC Workers Comp Reform world recently – you know that injured workers throughout North Carolina are in a fight for their lives… literally. The insurance companies and big business lobbies want to limit the benefits paid to injured NC workers to 9…

Workers Compensation Section Meeting at the NCAJ

Tweet This afternoon I attended the Workers’ Compensation Section Meeting at the Raleigh office of the North Carolina Advocates of Justice (NCAJ) – an organization of which I am a proud member.  Here is a sampling of some of the things that were discussed: NCAJ president Phil Baddour and CEO Dick Taylor gave an update…

Labor Legislative Conference held last week in Raleigh

Tweet Last week union workers throughout the state of North Carolina convened for the 2011 Labor Legislative Conference in Raleigh. At that meeting, the unions called for a “Working People’s Agenda” that included creating more jobs and protecting workers throughout the state. For more on the program, read this article entitled “Workers Unite to Promote…

Fighting Workers’ Comp reform in North Carolina

Tweet You are going to be seeing a lot of posts from me in the coming weeks and months with updates on what is going on in the Statehouse in Raleigh.  The People of North Carolina are in for a fight – and this time it doesn’t only affect injured workers who are depending on…