Employers offering paid sick time pay less in workers' comp
When a retail worker was injured several years ago by a customer who ran over her foot with a shopping cart, she sustained painful contusions to her foot and toe. She was able to return to return to work if she was able to sit 95 percent of the time, per physician's orders. The business accommodated this and gave her sedentary work.
A new research study may show new hope for multiple sclerosis patients in Pennsylvania. The study, released earlier this month, shows that multiple sclerosis (MS) is largely caused by buildups of sodium in brain tissue, information that could lead to better assessment and treatment options. That means that people with MS who currently collect Social Security Disability payments for their illness could receive improved medical care in the coming years.