A growing number of stakeholders support an alternative to workers’ compensation. It’s known as “the option,” and proponents claim it can lower costs and return injured employees to the job sooner. But critics of the option say it could do more harm than good.
Three years ago, a court handed down a decision that restricted OSHA’s ability to cite employers for recordkeeping violations. Now the agency is hoping to work around that decision through a new proposed rule.
Sept. 11, 2001, was a day many of us will remember for the rest of our lives. But for thousands of first responders who assisted in rescue and recovery operations, those memories will be accompanied by debilitating illnesses. Read their firsthand accounts.