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Tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Led to Workplace Safety Laws

In the early 20th century, states around the country began passing laws implementing workers compensation. There were several sets of pressures being brought to bear on legislatures causing them to pass these laws. Organized labor (primarily AFL in Oregon) was doing their best to persuade legislatures to pass workers compensation acts. There was also an
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Insurance Companies Do Not Exist To Pay Out Benefits! They exist to take in premiums.

I spend all day every day at work dealing with insurance companies. One thing I can tell you for sure is that insurance companies do not exist to pay out benefits. They exist to take in premiums and make money. Here is an example in two parts out of Florida. A
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I’m sure all of you have heard of workers’ compensation fraud! Here are the Facts!

I’m sure all of you have heard of workers’ compensation fraud. It is usually used in the context of working people attempting to steal money from employers and insurance companies. It was certainly a major part of the message that drove the changes in the law that occurred in 1990 and 1995. SAIF Corporation and
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For the workers’ compensation system, the election outcomes were good.

I am sure that everyone else is as glad as I am that the election is over, and therefore we don’t need to spend all of our TV time watching ads for candidates and causes. For the workers’ compensation system, the election outcomes were good. We will have the opportunity to influence the workers’
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Unions, unfortunately, are shrinking in this country!

It has been interesting to watch how the regulation of employment has changed over the last two years. Despite promises during the campaign, this administration has not protected workers, and in fact, has worked pretty hard to assist employers in dealing with employees. It is critical to remember that even in a tight labor market,
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The statute of limitations sets out the time limits – What you need to know!

In virtually every compensation scheme, there are, what lawyers refer to as, statute of limitation. The statute of limitations sets out the time limits under which claims can be filed. It is presumed that people know their rights and obligations (even when it is usually not true). Oregon’s Workers’ Compensation Act is no different.
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Selecting Federal Administrative Law Judge’s By Performance!

Very recently, President Trump issued an executive order which puts an end to selecting federal administrative law judge’s by performance on a competitive examination and exempts them from all civil service protections to which they’ve long had. What this means is that it has turned all of the administrative law judge positions into patronage positions.
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