en-us Worker's Compensation Top News Stories Top Workers', Workman's, Workmen's Compensation News Stories Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:01:42 -0700 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.12.19 (http://framework.zend.com) https://www.workcompcentral.com/news/index news@workcompcentral.com (WorkCompCentral) WorkCompCentral L&I: Modeling Work Leads to Fraud Charges for Former Police Chief Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/fdd4c6f6e30f72a02dd74ebcb581d25e0c33d2c0 fdd4c6f6e30f72a02dd74ebcb581d25e0c33d2c0 Meter Reader Charged in Alleged Dog Bite Scam Mon, 12 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/bc4b2a25b00324599f2033b092b95f3141d28bf0 bc4b2a25b00324599f2033b092b95f3141d28bf0 L&I: Businesses Face Fines for COVID Violations, but Most Are in Compliance Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/7204ed7375dddc91ed8e5a9d7980aaecb0712768 7204ed7375dddc91ed8e5a9d7980aaecb0712768 State Board Assessing Needs of Hanford Workers Wed, 30 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0f745c9119559f01e33864e6dd0b63d67db7d2ee 0f745c9119559f01e33864e6dd0b63d67db7d2ee Court Finds L&I Responded Properly to Public Records Requests Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eeb2129312c17a0147eef5e0ec88753fe15a430e eeb2129312c17a0147eef5e0ec88753fe15a430e L&I Proposes Tapping Reserves to Avoid 2021 Rate Increase Wed, 16 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/10033206c90511e1657a0b6d838560a4a5ae242a 10033206c90511e1657a0b6d838560a4a5ae242a Contractor Racks Up $234,360 in Penalties for Safety Violations Mon, 14 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/d5705d09d483fdf207165338b0ea1b0484986e0e d5705d09d483fdf207165338b0ea1b0484986e0e Safety and Health Conference Will be Held Online due to COVID-19 Tue, 08 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/960b3391a08b95d3afbffc626b042b927e532006 960b3391a08b95d3afbffc626b042b927e532006 Court Tosses Citation Against Temp Agency Fri, 28 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eb4fb94436b709f55e05f9452c66f93892e65813 eb4fb94436b709f55e05f9452c66f93892e65813 Staffing Service Provider Can't Be Cited for Violation of WISHA at Client's Job Site Wed, 26 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/b257ebf363c6e616b09b4547a1ee0cf6f851d7d8 b257ebf363c6e616b09b4547a1ee0cf6f851d7d8 L&I Extends Recertification Deadline Thu, 20 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/6579a81f5ec1acd2098c7935b984b91c3cc6356b 6579a81f5ec1acd2098c7935b984b91c3cc6356b 9th Circuit Upholds Presumption of Compensability for Workers at Former Nuclear Production Site Thu, 20 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/eb2deb3a73757201a59e8aff50beba4a64901c00 eb2deb3a73757201a59e8aff50beba4a64901c00 L&I Cites Fitness Centers for Violating Safe Start Order Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/e35485478759cf46f7ced0b87f9264ea695a4e33 e35485478759cf46f7ced0b87f9264ea695a4e33 L&I Extends Premium Assistance Program Thu, 30 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/4c02bc1d3a2fa3ddb8ebc7cd55788885026f5b2f 4c02bc1d3a2fa3ddb8ebc7cd55788885026f5b2f L&I to Unveil New Interpreter Scheduling System in Fall Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/449abb19ae50446f2c5887dc70074ebedde5936a 449abb19ae50446f2c5887dc70074ebedde5936a L&I Fines Three Companies for Fatal Trench Collapse Fri, 17 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8db986b0759d0b0ac56e8a98a755191cec047eb9 8db986b0759d0b0ac56e8a98a755191cec047eb9 L&I Fines Employer $9,639 for Exposing Workers to COVID-19 Mon, 06 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/78ea64f2966d3bfae3e553c4ec100e4feeb1a339 78ea64f2966d3bfae3e553c4ec100e4feeb1a339 L&I Starts Furloughs Thursday Wed, 01 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/0d102f75cd695344d7886c36ab8f53e4478bb01b 0d102f75cd695344d7886c36ab8f53e4478bb01b Double-Dipping Claimant Ordered to Pay $339,900 in Restitution Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/139d7b1722f7cd2b12a17b50a99bccd62f4206dc 139d7b1722f7cd2b12a17b50a99bccd62f4206dc L&I: Masks Required for Most Workers Starting Monday Mon, 08 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9b9d0c74b73365af0b7bd2dc682d89633d8c5638 9b9d0c74b73365af0b7bd2dc682d89633d8c5638 Court Clarifies Procedural Requirements for Appealing BIIA Decisions Mon, 01 Jun 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/8be8abaa211f951bdfb0f299fe3e04f8bdf8c07a 8be8abaa211f951bdfb0f299fe3e04f8bdf8c07a Report: $737,589 Paid on 931 COVID Claims Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9fce29efcaa9b33a28077aa425413f9bfeeb1bb1 9fce29efcaa9b33a28077aa425413f9bfeeb1bb1 Emergency Rules Make Disregarding Pandemic Closure Orders a Safety Violation Wed, 27 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/9b13fabd4dd31ade7db1bf852c210ac20c6a1c25 9b13fabd4dd31ade7db1bf852c210ac20c6a1c25 AP: More Than 600 Health Care Workers and First Responders File COVID-19 Claims Wed, 06 May 2020 00:00:00 -0700 http://ww3.workcompcentral.com/news/story/id/588a553eb3d779127e15bf9b92a62834b9e14ec2 588a553eb3d779127e15bf9b92a62834b9e14ec2