Streamlined Prosecutions of Workplace Safety Violations Resulting from the Worker Endangerment Initiative

By |2016-06-23T21:39:21+00:00April 21st, 2016|Workers Compensation|

Recently, WorkCompCentral Workers’ Compensation and American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds announced the federal government’s launch of the Worker Endangerment Initiative. This new program combines the prosecution of employer workplace safety and environmental violations. Often, employers who criminally violate the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), are also violating environmental laws at the same [...]

OSHA Takes Action Against U.S. Steel for Retaliating Against Employees Who Delayed in Filing Workplace Injury Claims

By |2017-08-30T18:17:49+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Workers Compensation|

When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, companies must abide by state and federal law, but they are able to implement their own internal policies. Some companies have a policy which requires employees to report an incident immediately. The issue with immediate reporting is that a workplace injury may not be symptomatic at the time of [...]

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