Category: Workers’ Compensation


Calculating whether Jessie Chu was entitled to vocational assistance in the state of Oregon was complicated due to her three jobs. The Oregon Court of Appeals recently issued a ruling in Chu v SAIF.

Workers Compensation: Vocational Assistance for a Worker with THREE JOBS?

What happened to Jessie Chu? Jessie Chu had three jobs at the time she was injured: a full-time position as a jewelry salesperson at Fred…

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A picture of someone using a level--workers like this were hurt by the change in the way WCD calculated time loss benefits for injured workers after the rule change in 2016-2017

State Forced to Change Bad Rule that Reduced Time-Loss Benefits for Injured Workers

When an injured worker cannot work due to a workplace injury, they are entitled to receive a wage replacement benefit called “time-loss.” This important benefit…

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New Supreme Court Decision On Employer Liability Law

WHAT IS THE EMPLOYER LIABILITY LAW? The Oregon Employer Liability Law (ELL), ORS 654.305, provides a high standard of care to prevent injury to Oregon…

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Chris Frost's Workers' Compensation Workshop at AFL-CIO Summer School this August

Chris Frost will be doing a workshop on Workers' Compensation at the AFL-CIO Summer School weekend event on August 7-9 in Eugene. This annual event…

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Workers' Compensation Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits

If you were injured on-the-job and cannot return to your regular job because of your work injury, you may be eligible for vocational rehabilitation services…

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