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39 Articles found | Workers' Compensation
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Workers' compensation lost time benefits may be supplemented with accumulated benefits, such as sick or vacation paid time, but it requires the employer to issue a check for the accumulated benefits separate from the workers' compensation benefit check issued by MCIT.
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Prompt reporting leads to a quicker resolution of the claim, thus making the member whole by restoring it to its pre-loss condition. However, self-interest is just one of many reasons a claim should be reported promptly. The member benefits in several ways from prompt claim reporting, but may suffer negative consequences if claim reporting is delayed.
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Appliances may cause safety hazards in the workplace. To control such negative exposures, employers should establish and implement a policy restricting or at a minimum limiting and controlling the use of personal home appliances in the workplace.
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Employers should consider a number of safety and liability risk exposures when considering a telecommuting arrangement with an employee.
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Many public employees have talents and skills beyond those required to perform their job duties. A public employer may want to take advantage of those talents and skills by offering volunteer opportunities to employees. But the question arises: Can employees volunteer for their public employer?
There are a few risk management issues public employers should consider, specifically related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and workers’ compensation coverage.
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Members should understand the statutory authority for incidental personal use of vehicles owned by members and how MCIT coverage responds to injuries to the employee, other passengers and physical damage to the vehicle and other vehicles involved in an accident.
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Conducting employee accident and injury investigations as soon as accidents or injuries are reported is a necessary part of determining compensability under the Workers’ Compensation Act. As part of the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust’s continuing efforts to prevent and mitigate such claims, this Resource outlines the rationale for initiating an investigation, how to conduct an investigation and how to comply with data practices laws.
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MCIT routinely receives requests from members for workers’ compensation claims data to help them develop required OSHA 300 logs. Although some data collected for workers' compensation purposes is also used for the completion of a 300 log, the following Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry article explains the reasons information records are different and separate documents.
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MCIT shares the article's information with members because frequently they are asked to enter into contracts that contain waiver of subrogation provisions. In most cases, MCIT asks members not to jeopardize the right to recover damages from a negligent party.