- Gov. Rauner's request for 5 business reforms hold up budget Updated: Jun-28-15 12:34 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner has an answer to the state Capitol budget impasse: adopt five "structural reforms" that make it cheaper to do business in Illinois.
- Workplace safety summit highlights transportation hazards Updated: Jun-27-15 12:26 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - As a safety specialist with Union Telephone Company, Cal Davis routinely worries about his maintenance workers, who have to scale high heights and deal with dangerous equipment on a daily basis.
- Court: Farm, ranch laborers eligible for workers' comp Updated: Jun-25-15 3:04 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Court of Appeals cleared the way for farm and ranch laborers to receive workers' compensation benefits by declaring a decades-old provision in state law unconstitutional.
- Spokane card dealer charged with theft in disability scam Updated: Jun-13-15 12:35 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - A card dealer who claimed he was too injured to work has been charged with stealing workers' compensation benefits after he was caught working at casinos in Spokane.
- Google releases more details on self-driving car accidents Updated: Jun-05-15 6:41 pm
NEW YORK - Google is disclosing more details about the 12 accidents involving its self-driving cars so far as part of a commitment to provide monthly updates about the safety and performance of the vehicles.
- Court: Man gets workers' comp after injury from prank Updated: Jun-04-15 2:42 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota Supreme Court says a man who broke his ankle running away from a co-worker on whom he had played a prank at a construction site is entitled to workers' compensation.
- House passes bill expanding voter residency requirements Updated: Jun-03-15 5:30 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire House passed a bill Wednesday that requires people to live in the state for 30 days before they are eligible to vote. It passed largely with support from Republicans.
- Survey: Most Americans with disabilities 'striving to work' Updated: Jun-02-15 12:17 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - More than two-thirds of American adults with disabilities are "striving to work," according to a national employment survey being released just before the landmark legislation protecting their rights turns 25.
- House to take up voter residency requirements, workers' comp Updated: Jun-01-15 4:06 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire House is preparing for a busy day Wednesday, when lawmakers will take up workers' compensation reform, voter residency requirements and more.