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What To Look For In Your Broker

One of the reasons I became a Work Comp Broker 15 years ago (after owning a nationwide staffing co for 16 years,) was because I found so many G/L and P/L agents, despite their best intentions, did not have a thorough knowledge of the staffing industry and the various...

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Can Robots Decrease Your Work Comp Costs?

The short answer is "maybe."  AI researchers and clinicians are in the early stages of  developing testing and rehab  measurement tools that can help encourage some workers to get back to their jobs in less time. Researchers reported that robots with machine learning...

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Work Comp Rates May Be Heading Much Higher in 2021

We are getting more and more questions about where work comp rates are heading in 2021 as a result of the pandemic. A handful of states, including California and New York, have introduced bills requiring compensation for first responders, health care workers or what...

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How to Test Employees for COVID-19

Work Comp Staffing Solutions's clients employees are slowly being called back to work. Now though, our hundreds of workers compensation solution staffing clients are often required to test the employees for the virus at their clients sites. Here is a link to a great...

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State Funds – Your Best Bet For COVID-19 High Risk Positions

Lately we have found that many carriers are electing not to provide work comp coverage for staffing/contract positions related to the COVID -19. These positions typically include (direct and indirect exposures) related to: Medical personnel in hospitals and clinics....

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Are Work Comp Claims Related To COVID -19 Compensable Under Work Comp Laws?

We are getting asked this question often now- which is certainly understandable.  Here is what one of our main work comp solution carriers told us: Any claims made for COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) will have to be considered based on their specific circumstances and the jurisdictional statutes and case law for communicable or infectious diseases.

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