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States strive for more detailed workers' compensation laws

Ideally, employees would never become sick or injure themselves while working. However, the unexpected can happen, and as such, it's crucial for businesses to have a comprehensive workers' compensation policy in place. Additionally, remaining up-to-date on any legal changes can keep companies protected for numerous situations.According to The Associated Press, Connecticut officials are pushing for new workers' compensation definitions, to offer better compensation for emergency responders. After the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, the state's Labor Committee plans to introduce the new legislation. "We've certainly come a ...

Businesses have two weeks left to apply for Sandy Disaster Loans

New Jersey residents who were affected by Hurricane Sandy have until January 30 to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA). It is also the deadline for individuals to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).Those who apply by January 30 could avoid a possible shortfall in rebuilding money should they find out later that the insurance policy does not cover all damages. When it comes to businesses and non-profit organizations, the SBA may loan up to $2 million to repair or replace ...

 

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