THE EEOC REPORTING PORTAL IS OPEN FOR FILING EEO-1 PAY DATA

The EEOC portal opened July 15th for uploading data for EEO-1 Pay Data.  The deadline to produce the data is September 30, 2019 for employers, including federal contractors, with more than 100 employees.  Covered employers are required to submit Component 2 data regarding hours worked and W‑2 Box 1 income across 12 pay bands for […]

CHANGE IN PRESIDING JUDGE OF NEBRASKA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COURT

Recently, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court judges elected Judge Daniel Fridrich to be the Presiding Judge of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court. Judge Fridrich’s term runs from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021. Although the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court is composed of seven judges appointed by the Governor, every two years one of the […]

CLASSES OF EMPLOYEES EXCLUDED FROM IOWA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS

Generally, most workers employed in the State of Iowa, and consequently their employers, are subject to the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Act. However, there are some employees which are statutorily defined as not being employees. For a strong rural state like Iowa, one of the most important classes to consider are those persons engaged in agricultural […]

WHAT TO DO WITH THE EMPLOYEE WHO REFUSES TO COMPLY WITH MEDICAL RECOMMENDATIONS?

Often times, our office will get calls from claims handlers inquiring what their options are when they have an employee/Plaintiff with an accepted work injury who refuses to undergo the care being recommended by the authorized physicians. Nebraska Revised Statutes §48-120(2)(c) and 48-162.01 allow a judge to suspend, reduce or limit compensation or benefits an […]
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