NAWCJ JUDICIAL COLLEGE 2021 SCHOLARSHIP OFFER

By Honorable Shannon Bruno Bishop Chief Judge of Compensation Claims Harahan, LA   Scholarship opportunities are available for some adjudicators attending the 2021 NAWCJ Judicial College, which is taking place from December 12-15, 2021, in Orlando, Florida. First-time scholarships may be awarded to any currently presiding workers’ compensation adjudicator and may include a maximum of […]

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NEW NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SOCIAL INSURANCE WEBCAST EXPLAINS, CALLS FOR UPDATE OF, SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME (SSI) PROGRAM

By Honorable David B. Torrey Workers’ Compensation Judge Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Pittsburgh, PA   I. Claimants at workers’ compensation hearings are routinely asked about current sources of income and support.  Several such workers have, over the years, testified in my cases about Title XVI Supplemental Security Income (SSI)[1] payments received in the […]

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Moot Court Competition Volunteers Needed!

By Wesley G. Marshall Commissioner Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission   The E. Earle Zehmer Moot Court Competition is on again in 2021; the 2020 competition was postponed due to COVID. The competition is held in conjunction with the Workers’ Compensation Institute and National Judiciary College, which will be held December 12-15, 2021! However, that is […]

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NOVEMBER 2021 MEMBER NEWS

Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Commission Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced the appointments of Greg Allen of Lexington and Sam Bach of Henderson for four-year terms as administrative law judges with the Department of Workers’ Claims, effective January 3, 2022. Allen previously served as an ALJ from 2013-2016. Governor Beshear also reappointed Mike Alvey to a four-year […]

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