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More changes from the Division of Industrial Relations just in for 2020! The Division of Industrial Relations (DIR) is a division within the State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry, which is responsible for overseeing workers’ compensation in Nevada. The DIR has been rolling out changes ever since the end of the 2019 Legislative … Continue reading More Changes From The Division Of Industrial Relations Just In For 2020.
The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce magazine "Business Voice" reported in the June 2012 edition that Nevada employers with a history of claims should expect to pay higher premiums beginning on March 1, 2013. Premiums are set by the National Council on Compensation Insurance. The number and severity of work injuries are compared with … Continue reading When Premiums Go Up, Will Reported Injuries Go Down?
The Nevada Supreme Court just published a decision favorable to Nevada employees who have illnesses that are caused from their employment. In City of Las Vegas v. Lawson, a City of Las Vegas fire fighter filed a workers’ compensation claim after her breast cancer recurred, several years after she was initially diagnosed and treated for … Continue reading Occupational Illnesses: When to File a Claim