Medical Marijuana in States

An all-star cast was in place to discuss the medical marijuana trend at the SAWCA 67th Annual Convention. Paul Tauriello, Colorado Director of Workers’ Compensation, opened the session with an overview of Colorado’s medical marijuana industry, which ended the 2014 year with sales of approximately $386 MM. He noted that getting qualified applicants for law […]

Day 2 at SAWCA

Wednesday, July 22nd was an action-packed day at the SAWCA 67th Annual Convention. The day began with cyber discussions led by Bary Dalton from Federal Reserve Bank – Richmond, and Susan Gordon from Zurich NA. This session provided insight on the current cyber threats and why this has emerged so quickly in the marketplace. As […]

What Will Workers’ Compensation Look Like in 20 Years?

At the 67th Annual SAWCA Convention, Frank Neuhauser, Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Social Insurance (CSSI) at University of California at Berkeley, opened this keynote session by discussing the future of workers’ compensation. Workers’ Compensation’s Inefficient Delivery He noted that the current system does not efficiently address the issues that employers […]

67th Annual Convention of the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators

Conference Chronicles will be blogging from the 67th Annual Convention of the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators (SAWCA) on July 20-24, 2015 in Colonial Williamsburg, VA. SAWCA was formed in 1949 and incorporated in 1980. The SAWCA membership includes 20 jurisdictions; 18 states, District of Colombia and the Virgin Islands. The States are: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado,  Delaware, […]

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