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California Psychologist and Doctor Charged with Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Evaluations Where Psychologist Was Not Certified as a Qualified Medical Examiner and Doctor's Certification Had Lapsed

In billing for evaluations of workers' compensation patients, health care providers should be very careful to ensure that they do not misrepresent themselves as a certified  Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) on a medical legal evaluation or billing statement. In addition, it is … Continue reading

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DOL Says Some Gig Economy Workers are Independent Contractors

In an opinion letter dated April 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) explained that some service providers working for a virtual marketplace company (VMC) are independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).   This opinion letter identifies the test the DOL is … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Poll – UK, Dutch Workers Back NLCs Position (AllAfrica.com)

British Trade Union Congress in the United Kingdom and Netherlands Confederation of Trade Unions, have thrown their weight behind the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), over its demand for the annulment of the April general elections, on grounds of massive irregularities. … Continue reading

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Can caregivers or care workers be paid more?

All caregivers are owed the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour and an overtime payment for all hours worked over 40 in any work week, unless some very specific exemptions are met. However, many agencies or individuals are not … Continue reading

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3 reasons your workers’ compensation claim could be denied

After a workplace injury, you probably have a lot to deal with. You may have to pay huge bills for your medical treatment, on top of not being able to work. A workers’ compensation claim could make things easier for … Continue reading

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