CALIFORNIA WORKERS COMPENSATION SYSTEM SUED FOR BIAS AGAINST WOMEN

A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court alleges that California’s workers’ comp system discriminates against women. The suit, filed on behalf of several women and the Service Employees International Union argues cases in which women’s disability benefits were cut because medically trained evaluators, who are overwhelmingly male, blamed their health conditions, which were…

HIRING AND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES GUARANTEED TO LOWER WORKERS’ COMP RATES

One of the most important factors in reducing workers’ compensation claims and in turn policy rate is your hiring process. The people you hire, their background, and their contribution to risk in your business, are hugely important, and yet fewer employers than ever before are conducting the types of credit and criminal background checks that…