The Firehouse Lawyer Newsletter

Results for newsletters with the topic “Worker's Compensation and Industrial Insurance” and the subtopic “"Occupational Disease"

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This article is a big one: We touch on the "brief explanation" requirement of the Public Records Act, calculating overtime pay, the burden of proof when claiming an occupational disease, and the burden of proof to show pretext by an employer under RCW 49.60. 11-03201312v11n03dec2013.pdf
Today we interpret RCW 42.24.180, which authorizes the issuance of warrants or checks before the legislative body has acted to approve the claims; the implications of dating in the workplace; penalties in wage-claim cases; and an occupational disease case involving Hepatitis C. 06-0420064v06n04apr2006.pdf
This article discusses proposed legislation that may result in the pro-rationing of junior taxing districts' levies across Washington State; an unpublished court opinion discussing whether an email exchange violated the Open Public Meetings Act; the appointment of auditing officers to pay certain claims prior to Board approval; the burdens of proof in "occupational disease" cases for firefighters seeking L&I benefits; finally, we include our monthly Safety Bill column, which enumerates the importance of safety checklists. 15-0220172February2017FINAL.pdf
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