On Friday, Valerie Johnson spoke at the 16th Annual Workers’ Comp Roundtable, a CLE put on by the North Carolina Advocates for Justice. Valerie spoke on how to protect a client’s future health insurance benefits in a workers’ compensation case, including benefits under the State Health Plan.
Several recent articles highlight both the continuing pressure on workers’ wages as well how decreasing wages helped cause the Great Recession in the first place. This article points to a troubling reality that even for those unemployed people fortunate to find a new job, that new job often means a decrease in wages and living […]
One part of the President’s stimulus package early this year provided a 65% subsidy for COBRA health insurance benefits. The subsidy, however, only lasts nine months, so it expiring for many people soon. Unfortunately, Congress has failed to extend the benefit yet, though it may still do so early next year. This NY Times article has very […]