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Workers Comp Corner May 2019

Employers Responsibility for Reporting an Injury If an employee is injured at work, then you should follow this step-by-step guide to ensure proper reporting. You must report to your insurance carrier any injury that results in medical care or an absence of work within 72 hours of notice of the injury. Filing a First Report […]

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Workers Comp Corner April 2019

  Understanding Misclassification, Miscoding & Fraud Employers who comply with the state’s labor laws should not be put at a competitive disadvantage by businesses that do not adequately insure their employees. This is why the Department takes seriously accusations of misclassification, miscoding, and fraud committed by employers doing business in Vermont. A team of trained […]

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Workers Comp Corner – March 2019

Workers Comp Corner Workers Comp Corner is sponsored by National Financial Partners: For more information or rates on Workers’ Compensation or any other business insurance contact National Financial Partners, 802-775-4443 www.nfp.com   Returning an Injured Employee to Work Safety and training are the primary means of minimizing and reducing work injuries. After an injury has […]

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Workers Comp Corner February 2019

Fact Sheet for Employers Workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory for all Vermont employers. Most employers are aware of their coverage obligations and they know that it provides an injured worker with certain benefits. This fact sheet is intended to answer common employer questions and to provide information about the workers compensation process, dispute resolution and […]

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Workers Comp Corner January 2019

How to Reduce Your Workplace Injuries Safety is the #1 way to reduce your workers’ compensation costs, both direct (insurance premiums) and indirect (cost of hiring, retraining, overtime, and loss of productivity and other costs associated with work place injuries). Most employers know that their safety record or “experience modification” determines their insurance premium. Plus […]

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Workers Comp Corner December 2018

Fact Sheet for Employers Workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory for all Vermont employers. Most employers are aware of their coverage obligations and they know that it provides an injured worker with certain benefits. This fact sheet is intended to answer common employer questions and to provide information about the workers compensation process, dispute resolution and […]

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Workers Comp Corner – November 2018

Workers’ compensation coverage is required for ALL employment, and employers are liable for anyone they employ, including independent contractors and subcontractors. The Workers’ Compensation markets both in Vermont and nationwide continue to experience hard market conditions. Vermont’s system can seem a complicated process, but with a general understanding of the system and a commitment to […]

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Workers Comp Corner May 2018

Employers Responsibility for Reporting an Injury If an employee is injured at work, then you should follow this step-by-step guide to ensure proper reporting. You must report to your insurance carrier any injury that results in medical care or an absence of work within 72 hours of notice of the injury. Filing a First Report […]

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Workers Comp Corner January 2018

How to Reduce Your Workplace Injuries Safety is the #1 way to reduce your workers’ compensation costs, both direct (insurance premiums) and indirect (cost of hiring, retraining, overtime, and loss of productivity and other costs associated with work place injuries). Most employers know that their safety record or “experience modification” determines their insurance premium. Plus […]

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Workers Comp Corner December 2017

Workers Compensation Facts For Employers Workers’ compensation insurance is mandatory for all Vermont employers. Most employers are aware of their coverage obligations and they know that it provides an injured worker with certain benefits. This fact sheet is intended to answer common employer questions and to provide information about the workers compensation process, dispute resolution […]

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