TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—A Florida state legislator has introduced a bill that would repeal a provision in a 2003 workers’ compensation law that makes it a crime to use false identification when filing a claim. The measure would limit fraud charges to people who lie about their injuries or their eligibility for benefits.
As we begin a new year, multiemployer plans will need to renew their efforts for managing the benefits they offer members based on their healthcare budgets. In doing so, trustees and administrators will need to keep the following topics in mind when planning for 2018 and beyond.
ALBANY, NY – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan and Speaker Carl Heastie have announced that a three-way agreement has been reached on Lavern’s Law: legislation that would extend the amount of time a person can file a suit for a missed cancer diagnosis.
NEW YORK, NY – UFA President Gerard Fitzgerald made the following comments on the death of Retired Lieutenant Edward T. Meehan from 9-11-related cancers:
On this full episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz, we speak to Eric Dean, general president, International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union; Melissa Shetler, board member and co-founder of the Pathways to Apprenticeship program, as well as Shi Greene and Alex Fuentes, two products of the P2K program. We also…
McKEESPORT, Pa.—Nurses at UPMC McKeesport Hospital near Pittsburgh have voted to keep the Service Employees International Union as their
New York, NY – Effective January 1st, 2018, all eligible UNITE HERE workers with benefits through UNITE HERE HEALTH now have inclusive transgender health benefits, including coverage of gender confirmation surgery, hormone therapy, counseling services, and more.
Healthplex is excited to announce the return of two key employees. After a few years away, Joni Howe and Natalie Cuchel have returned to the company they call home. With Joni and Natalie’s return, Healthplex is poised to continue and build upon the commitment it made to NYS Labor Unions over 40 years ago when…
Albany, NY – The state agency in charge of the oversight and inspection of 561 state and local correctional facilities and jails across New York is not tracking or analyzing incidents according to an audit released by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Auditors also found the State Commission of Correction is not routinely inspecting the state’s 54 prisons.