WCRI conference News

Why Workers’ Compensation Is Especially Needed Now: Report from WCRI Conference

After decades of managing costs for employers, it’s time for workers’ compensation professionals and public policymakers to turn their attention to the needs of injured workers and think of themselves more as players in a broader safety net, workers’ compensation …

Workers’ Compensation Could Pay If Obamacare Replacement Falls Short

The workers’ compensation system could end up feeling some pain if changes to health care and other social insurance programs by Congress and the Trump Administration mean some Americans lose benefits, workers’ compensation professionals were told on Thursday. Replacing Obamacare, …

Who Is Tough Enough for a Conference in Wintry Boston?

It was 78 degrees and sunny yesterday when Tammy Perdue was packing her suitcase and the local forecast called for more of the same all week. Perdue, general counsel for Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) in Tallahassee, is on her …