California school district employee guilty of insurance fraud

A Stanislaus Union School District employee was convicted this month of workers’ compensation insurance fraud, the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday. John Heaton was employed as a campus monitor for the district and reported an on-the-job injury in November 2015. Heaton filed a workers’ compensation claim, and as a result received medical treatment […]

Why asking about past workers’ comp claims is illegal

Employers might want to know whether job candidates have filed one too many workers’ compensation claims, but asking violates the law, reports TG Daily. Putting this data in employees’ files is also prohibited. HRDive