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January 2014 Archives

California city workers injured at work receiving medical bills

It is tough enough to deal with the physical repercussions of getting injured at work but, in so many cases, the employee also has to cope with the financial ones, as well. Some California police officers are dealing with collection agencies regarding unpaid medical bills and it is affecting several areas of their lives, including their credit scores. These men and women know that every time they go out on the job that they risk getting injured at work, but they are willing to take that risk.

Three injured at work in California lab explosion

Most California residents go to work each day expecting a fairly safe work environment and to not be injured at work. While there is a risk for some harm in every job, three employees who work at an Amgen Inc. laboratory did not expect to be injured at work the day that there was an explosion in the lab. Workforce safety measures are of utmost importance when employees are potentially in danger.

California makes workers' compensation changes for athletes

In an effort to further enhance its laws regarding the protection of its working class, the California legislature has recently passed measures to strengthen the rights of employees in their state. Many of the changes to current laws affecting employees went into effect at the beginning of the new year. Some fear the changes of workers' compensation policies will create an unfriendly business climate, but according to an official with the California Labor Federation, when it comes to the rights of employees, California has become a national leader.

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Making a false or fraudulent workers’ compensation claim is a felony subject to 5 years in prison or up to $50,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.

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