Posts Tagged ‘insurance’

Dec
2013
27

Ruthless Insurers Taking Advantage of Suffering Laborers, Depleted Labor Dept Judgement System

Ruthless Insurers Taking Advantage of Suffering Laborers, Depleted Labor Dept Judgement System
  An incredible piece from Jim Morris at the Center for Public Integrity details the burdens placed on suffering laborers as they try to navigate a treacherous legal environment with fewer and fewer judges handling rising caseloads.  In the past, the system to rule on grievances set up by the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation...
Dec
2013
24

Lobbying Supergroup Launching PR Campaign Against NY Scaffold Law, Worker Safety

Lobbying Supergroup Launching PR Campaign Against NY Scaffold Law, Worker Safety
  The New York Scaffold Law, in place since 1885, protects workers in cases of construction falls. But a lobbying supergroup has announced it will begin an advertising blitz against the law using misleading rhetoric (see image above) to frame the debate as, among other things, one of lawyers against workers when in fact big [&hellip...
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