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Articles by Roberto Ceniceros

Layoffs Spark Drive for Workers Comp Pricing Cuts

April 26, 2009
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The tough economy is causing employers to try to renegotiate their workers’ compensation premiums.
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Firms Weigh Impact of Obesity on Comp

April 1, 2009
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As the link between obesity and health problems becomes clearer, employers and workers’ compensation vendors are increasingly assessing the impact that the rising prevalence of obesity is having on workers’ comp claims and safety efforts.
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Employers Struggle to Comply With Diverse Leave Requirements

January 28, 2009
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Businesses and other organizations are struggling to track employee leave under a growing number of state and city time-off mandates, some of them requiring time off with pay, which federal law has yet to require.
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Illegal Workers Pose Comp Care Challenges

December 4, 2008
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Guiding illegal immigrants injured on the job to appropriate medical care requires workers’ compensation case managers and claims handlers to take on the role of social worker, detective and translator.
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Assessing Depression Via the Web

September 25, 2008
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Cisco Systems is testing an outreach program that uses a Web-based assessment to help employees suffering from depression and other problems that can affect productivity.
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