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Paying Worker’s Comp “Under-the-Table”

October 26, 2013

It is not uncommon for employers to pay workers “under-the-table.” Paying under-the-table typically means that the employer pays the worker in cash.  In doing so there is no record of the payment.  Thus, the employer avoids paying taxes and fees related to that worker including unemployment compensation insurance premiums.  Also referred to as paying the […]

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Update on Oklahoma Workers’ Comp Reform – Will It Really Save Businesses Money?

June 16, 2013

Oklahoma’s workers’ comp system is currently being reformed. If you haven’t heard this news, the most important takeaway at this moment is that the system is reforming to a more administrative stance than one ruled by the courts. The theory, and I say theory for a reason, is that reform will bring savings for business […]

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What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

December 16, 2012

Workers’ Compensation is a system designed to protect workers financially in case they are injured while on the job and cannot make a living because of it. Although there are some exceptions, most of the injuries incurred while at work are covered by South Carolina workers’ compensation and require the employer to compensate the employee. […]

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