The presentation "Strategies for Defense of Workers' Compensation Claims" is now available. To download it (pdf format) click here.
The PowerPoint presentation "How to Handle the Death of an Employee" is now available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com.
On July 23, 2015 Sterling Education Services will present a full day seminar, "Advanced Workers' Compensation," at the historic and beautiful Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. The program, designed for human resource professionals, business managers, insurance adjusters and attorneys, will begin at 8:30 AM with a discussion by Ray Hogge on strategies for defending workers' compensation claims, followed by segments given by other presenters on topics including vocational rehabilitation, proof of injury, an injury by accident case law update, and settlement of third party claims. Clients and associates of Ray Hogge can obtain a $50 discount on registration for the program; please contact Ray for information. Click here to view the seminar brochure (pdf). Click here to visit the Sterling Education website for complete information about the program and to register.
"Domestic Service Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act" by Ray Hogge is now available to download. Click here to download the pdf file. This is no charge for this resource.
"Wages and Hours - Critical Issues" by Ray Hogge is now available to download. Click here to download the PowerPoint file. This is no charge for this resource.
"Primer on Minimum Wage and Overtime Compensation" by Ray Hogge is now available to download. Click here to download the pdf file. This is no charge for this resource.
A new PowerPoint presentation, "Advanced Virgina Workers' Compensation Issues," is now available on VirginiaLaborLaw.com. The presentation addresses issues including the exclusive remedy doctrine, employer defenses based on willful misconduct, and claims for wrongful discharge in retaliation for filing a workers' compensation claim. It includes citations to important recent decisions of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission and the courts on these issues. The presentation is provided as a service to Virginia employers and is offered free of charge. To download the presentation, click here.
The following employee handbook resources now are available to download:
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