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A maritime injury occurs when an employee at sea is injured during their working hours. While this is considered to be a workers’ compensation claim on land, the injuries fall under a different category offshore. This is why working with an offshore injury lawyer is essential for determining the elements and issues of each case. Individuals who have been injured at sea may file a claim under the Jones Act.
6 Jan 2010
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Six U.S. Organizations Receive National Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards, Ten Honored for Best Practices Successful organizations know that taking care of their employees is not only the right thing to do; it also makes good business sense. Some U.S. employers are already demonstrating that investing in employee health and well being leads to business success. The American Psychological Association APA recognized six organizations El Nuevo Dia Puerto Rico, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Vermont, Healthwise Idaho, Koinonia Homes Ohio, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (Nevada) and YAI/National Institute for People with Disabilities Network New York for their workplace practices that promote employee health and well being and enhance organizational performance. These companies were presented with the 2007 National Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award PHWA at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 3. Combined, these six organizations report an average turnover rate of just 14 percent that trounces the national average of 40 percent as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Additionally, surveys completed by the winning organizations show that only 19 percent of employees report high levels of work stress compared to 33 percent nationally. The cost of stress to employers is huge, says Russ Newman, PhD, JD, APA executive director for professional practice. Employers spend an estimated 300 billion dollars a year on stress-related absenteeism, turnover, lowered productivity, and direct medical, legal and insurance costs. Winners also report cost savings from their workplace practices, such as a 6.7 percent reduction in health care costs for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and a 61 percent reduction in workers compensation claims since 2004 for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. YAI/NIPDs workplace practices have allowed the agency to negotiate low premiums with health plans, and costs associated with on the job injuries have dropped by $500,000 over the past five years. National PHWA winners are often the employer of choice in their communities. Healthwise receives 125 to 150 applications for every job opening, giving the company an advantage in selecting the very best employees from a large pool of talent. Eighty four percent or more of Koinonia employees say the company provides opportunities to learn new skills, gives constructive performance feedback, and encourages teamwork and employee participation in goal setting. And when it comes to job satisfaction, El Nuevo Dia boasts an overall employee satisfaction rate of almost 90 percent. The link between employee health and well-being and organizational performance is clear, says Newman. Employers who embrace that connection are better able to develop a high performing workforce that serves as a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Psychologically healthy workplace practices fall into five categories: employee involvement; health and safety; employee growth and development; work life balance; and employee recognition. Employee participation in decision making, skills training and leadership development, flexible work arrangements, and programs promoting healthy lifestyle and behavior choices are just a few of the qualities that define a psychologically healthy workplace. In addition to the National PHWA winners, ten organizations received Best Practices Honors for an innovative program or policy that contributes to a psychologically healthy work environment. The honorees are Community School Virginia, DuBois Regional Medical Center Pennsylvania, El Nuevo Dia Puerto Rico, the Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland Maryland, the Houston Texans NFL Franchise Texas, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Nevada, Next Level Cafe Minnesota, OMNI Youth Services Illinois, Stratix Corporation Georgia, and Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center Hawaii.
5 Mar 2007
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*******hubpages****/hub/accident-attorney-columbia-sc Accident Attorney Columbia SC. This hubpage tells how to select a personal injury attorney, or accident lawyer. Workers' compensation claims.
15 Sep 2009
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*******www.bestandflatt**** Accident Lawyer Columbia SC. Injury Law. For auto accidents, motorcycle and train accidents, and wrongful death or workers' compensation claims. Accident lawyer.
14 Sep 2009
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Visit *******www.easylawsuitfunding**** - Easy Lawsuit Funding offers lawsuit funding, lawsuit loan, and lawsuit advance to help plaintiffs avoid financial problems while waiting for settlement on pending lawsuits and workers compensation claims. Approval process is fast & free. No upfront fees. No credit or employment required. Pay back only if you win. Get information about lawsuit funding and apply for lawsuit funding / settlement loan on your pending workers compensation settlement today!
5 Nov 2011
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*******Moving-Saltlake**** Moving Salt Lake City Utah Do you hate packing and moving whether it be across the country or just into a neighboring town? Are you unsure what Salt Lake City Moving Company to use? Well, luckily, if you live in the Salt Lake City area you can look no further for assistance. A-1 Pioneer Moving and Storage or online at Moving-SaltLake****, can help with any moving or packing or storing task that you may have. They have been in business for over 35 years servicing the Wasatch Front with all their moving and storage needs. They can assist in moving you to another town, across the State of Utah, to another state, or across the world. The employees at A-1 Pioneer Moving and Storage are here to help. You need to move your Great Great Grandmother's china from Layton, UT to Denver CO? Rest assured, the staff at A-1 Pioneer Moving and Storage will pack your china just as delicately as it was their own. They will move it gingerly and make sure it gets to your destination safer than riding with it on your lap. In 2000, A-1 Pioneer Moving and Storage had the lowest claims to furniture damaged in the Bekins Van Lines. They also have had the lowest claims among Wheaton Van Lines, Paul Arpin Van Lines, and Global Van Lines. They received a $20,000 refund from Workers Compensation Fund for having few workers compensation claims and very little accidents. If you are looking for a moving company in Salt Lake City, stop looking. A-1 Pioneer Moving and Storage is Utah's most respected and well liked moving company striving to serve Salt Lake City and Utah with honesty and diligence. Go to their website www.Moving-SaltLake**** to take a closer look. Click on Ballpark Price and fill out the information for them to respond with a price. If a more precise amount is what you need, click on request an estimate. Fill out the information and you will be contacted with a pricing estimate. www.Moving-SaltLake.Com or A-1 Pioneer Moving and Storage services all zip codes in Salt Lake City including the following postal codes: 84199, 84152, 84128, 84112, 84101, 84201, 84404, 84415, 84601 and 84606. Call them today at (877)696-0018.
8 Apr 2010
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New York Construction accident attorney representing victims of construction accidents within New York City. We also provide legal consultation related to workers compensation claim. If you or your loved ones have suffered serious injuries resulting from a construction accident, then you must get in touch with us at 1-866-ATTY-LAW. We will represent your case free of charge, and will help you receive justice and compensation from the negligent authorities.
18 Feb 2009
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www.DuncanLawOnline**** Find out how long you have to file a workers compensation claim in Charlotte NC. Duncan Law is a workers compensation law firm. We help those who have been injured at work and need to recover for their injuries. Contact us to see how we can help with your workers comp claim.
8 Mar 2009
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Serving Port Orange, Flagler Beach, palm Coast & Volusia, Lawyer Jon Benezette instructs on the successful elements required to pursue a successful Workers compensation Claim. Go to YourDaytonaLawyer**** or 1-877-253-6864 FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE!
19 Apr 2009
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*******www.ChalikInjuryHelp**** Finding a worker comp lawyer for work injuries in Florida may not be as painful as you think. When you choose Chalik and Chalik for your workers compensation claim, youll get the representation you need for injuries from work, car or slip and fall accidents. If you need a worker comp lawyer in Fort Lauderdale, call 877-445-0991 or visit www.ChalikInjuryHelp****.
21 Aug 2009
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*******www.ChalikInjuryHelp**** Choosing a workers compensation lawyer can be frustrating. Chalik and Chalik has the workmans comp expertise youre looking for if youve been involved in a work accident in Florida. If you need to file a workers compensation claim in South Florida, call 877-445-0991 or visit www.ChalikInjuryHelp****.
21 Aug 2009
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If you are looking for legal Advice for Personal Injury and workers compensations Claims? Research personal injury laws and information in Nevada with Greenman, Goldberg, Raby and Martinez Law Firm. Our expert team of personal accident lawyers will guide you at every step. Personal injury and worker's compensation law is about protecting the victim from unfair or neglectful treatment. When you've been injured or are ill as a result of an accident or exposure encountered at your job, it's important to protect yourself with the right legal help. If you have been hurt in an accident, on or off the job, get Greenman Goldberg Raby Martinez and get the money you deserve just make a Call at 1 800 I AM HURT. Get Help. Not Hype.
21 May 2010
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