Tag: Adele Abrams

Are You Training Employees on Their Critical Role in Workplace Safety?

Today, we talk with nationally recognized safety attorney Adele Abrams, who will teach two Safety Engagement & Employee Training 360 Master Classes. The one-day classes about employee engagement and the importance of supervisors in developing a successful safety program will be held September 30 in New York City and October 3 in Houston, Texas. Among […]

When Can a Workers’ Comp Claimant be Disciplined?

“You will find that pretty much every workers’ comp law in the country does have anti-retaliation provisions. And so, just the act of filing a workers’ comp claim gives somebody protected status that’s somewhat analogous to somebody filing a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or filing a complaint under one of the wage/hour […]

Workers’ Compensation: Avoid Adverse Action Claims

“Most state workers’ compensation laws provide that it is unlawful for an employer to discharge or otherwise discriminate/retaliate against a worker for claiming worker’s comp or testifying at a workers’ comp hearing.” Adele Abrams explained in a recent BLR webinar. And this goes beyond just standard discipline or firing: “Anything that is an adverse action […]