Republicans Continue Assault on Unemployed Workers

Senate Republicans (with the help of one Democrat, Ben Nelson) have continued their filibuster of the Democrats’ jobs bill, mustering the 41 votes needed on Thursday to prevent the bill from passage.  Republican obstructionism will ultimately spell the end of extended unemployment benefits for millions, even as the economy is nowhere near creating significant job

2009 Workers’ Compensation CLE Session on Benefits for State Employees

Valerie Johnson is speaking at tomorrow’s NCAJ 2009 Workplace Torts and Workers’ Compensation CLE, to be held in Chapel Hill.  Valerie’s presentation topic and paper are entitled State Employee Benefits and Workers’ Comp: 2009 Update.  One of the significant changes to be discussed is that Corvel Corporation is now the administrator of workers’ comp benefits