Disability insurance reduction effort at Walmart

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Following a ruling in favor of the retail giant by the Supreme Court, workers may now find coverage more challenging. Last week, at the same time that Walmart was facing a new round of criticism regarding its extremely low wages for many workers – and an effort to overcome that reputation with promotions for about 25,000 American employees along with raises in pay – the retail giant was simultaneously working to convince the Supreme Court to make it easier for the company to avoid paying disability insurance benefits. This ruling…

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Disability insurance payments paid by SSA to ineligible recipients

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These individuals have received $1.3 billion which they were not entitled to obtain and the SSA hopes to recoup some. Estimates released from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has shown that the Social Security Administration (SSA) has issued approximately $1.3 billion in disability insurance payments to individuals who were not eligible to receive them. This figure was calculated based on an analysis of SSA data for beneficiaries from December 2010 to January 2013. The analysis was conducted on the SSA data regarding the individuals who were recipients of disability insurance…

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Disability insurance claims have fallen in Oregon

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Fatalities while on the job have also dropped in numbers. The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Division will likely be announcing the disability insurance rates for businesses for 2013, before the end of this month, and it will be basing the calculation on a number of factors from the previous year. Administrator John Shilts has stated that there are three categories that make up the calculation. These three disability insurance premiums calculation factors are as follows: • Pure premiums, which are the amount based on the types of jobs in the businesses…

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