Florida Citrus Mutual spokesman Andrew Meadows says the citrus industry came through the Tuesday night-Wednesday morning freeze “in pretty good shape.” He tells what happened in different areas of the citrus belt. Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam discusses the lack of dormancy in citrus trees prior to this week’s freeze and mitigating factors that apparently[...]
As our country continues to try to pull itself out of the worst economic recession in more than 40 years, business owners nationwide have experienced increased costs related to state and federal unemployment rates. The number of people out of work continues to be a critical issue for local, state and federal governments. In our[...]
Increases in the minimum wage often involve protracted political battles, but not so for 10 states that will increase their rates in 2012. That’s because these states tie annual increases in their minimums to increases in the cost of living. The minimum wage will increase by 28 cents next year in Colorado; 30 cents in[...]
State: FL â€“ Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty gave final approval to an 8.9% increase in workersâ€™ compensation rates that took effect on January 1, 2012. (source: workcompcentral) For more information regarding this increase call a WCCOP representative today at 813-684-5684.
On September 11, 2001, the US was attacked with devastating ferocity as we experienced the largest terrorist attack on native soil in the countryâ€™s history.Â Among the aftermath of these attacks were the workers and employees injured or who became ill as a direct result of these attacks.Â The number of workers compensation claims as[...]