Iowa

Apr 09, 2015

Examining Workers’ Compensation Costs to Employers

By |April 9th, 2015|Government, Iowa, Legislation, Nebraska, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation, Workers' Compensation Reform|0 Comments

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey 1991 - 2014 (Credit: Sisi Wei/ProPublica) Today's post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore.Business and insurance interests are bombarding state legislatures every day of the week to take workers'’ rights away by complaining how most states’ workers'’ compensation systems are too expensive. [...]

Jun 05, 2014

What’s the Connection Between Worker Safety, Employer Profit, and Voting?

By |June 5th, 2014|Iowa, Nebraska, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Safety|0 Comments

Today's post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore.A recent newspaper article about a Nebraska lawyer fighting against imposing OSHA regulations on small businesses and farms that handle grain illustrates an age-old conflict between Worker (human) safety and Business (corporate) profit. The lawyer argued OSHA compliance is too expensive for small [...]