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The State of Legal, Compliance and Employment Law, 2022-2023

HR Compliance Continues to Be Crucial The uncertainty brought about by changing labor laws and regulations can make it difficult for organizations to efficiently manage compliance. Recent research conducted by [...]

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IEA Donating 15% of All Sales to Kids’ Chance of California

Making Education Available for Kids of Injured Workers IEA is honored to partner with Kids' Chance of California this Holiday season. This week only, 15% of course sales will be [...]

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WCAB Holds That CTE Is an Insidious Progressive Disease

WCAB Holds That CTE Is an Insidious Progressive Disease A blog post by Sure Log, November 16, 2022 Generally, the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board's jurisdiction to award new and further [...]

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New Laws You Need to Know About for 2023

New Laws! What They Are, and How They Will Impact You Staff, IEA Are you up-to-date on all the new legislative updates coming into effect January 1st? IEA has you [...]

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Let’s Dust off that mundane Wellness Program

Let’s Dust off that mundane Wellness Program Taryn Johnson-Kline, SHRM-CP Are you tired of the same ol’ mundane wellness programs? Weight loss, stress reduction, vaccine clinics, and corporate step challenges, [...]

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WCAB’s Denial of 132a Claim Does Not Bar Civil Claim Under FEHA

WCAB's Denial of 132a Claim Does Not Bar Civil Claim Under FEHA A blog post by Sure Log, October, 2022 Generally, workers' compensation is the exclusive remedy for injuries occurring [...]

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IEA Announces New Designation for Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional training programs in workers’ compensation, disability management, and risk management, has launched its Workers’ Compensation for Legal Professionals (WCLP) program. [...]

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COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Extended

COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Extended Through December 31, 2022 by Lisa Aguiar Oct 5, 2022 On September 29, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 152, extending the [...]

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2022 Workers Compensation Bills

2022 California Workers' Compensation Bills A blog post by Sure Log, October 3rd, 2022 The 2022 legislative season is over. The Legislature had until Aug 31, 2022 to pass bills, [...]

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Top 3 Legal and Compliance Reasons for Integrating Your Disability Absence Management Plan

Top 3 Reasons Why Your Organization Needs an Integrated Disability and Absence Management Plan September 21st, 2022, by Ann Kuzee Dedicated HR and business professionals  are frequently searching for ways [...]

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IEA Announces Winner of CPDM Scholarship for Fall 2022 Training

IEA Names Recipient of Scholarship for Disability Management Designation Program El Segundo, CA – September 15th, 2022 - The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional training programs [...]

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IEA Courses Start Next Week! Time to Enroll and Get Started

Fall Courses Almost Underway IEA Fall schedule of classes is almost underway.  Instructor led courses in Workers' Compensation, Disability and Absence Management and Risk Management start next week. There's still [...]

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Avoiding the Most Common Employment Law Mistakes

Get These Five Things Right! Labor and employment law compliance—particularly in California—can seem impossible, in part because there are so many different rules and different ways for employers to get [...]

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Liability for Cumulative Trauma Injury Under LC 5500.5

Liability for Cumulative Trauma Injury Under LC 5500.5 A blog post by Sure Log, September, 2022 Multiple employers or insurers can be liable for a cumulative trauma (CT) injury, and [...]

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IEA Announces Scholarship for Disability Management Courses

IEA Announces CPDM Scholarship If you're thinking of getting specialized in Disability Management but are concerned about financing your tuition, consider applying for IEA's Fall 2022 CPDM scholarship. IEA offers [...]

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IEA Launches Disability and Absence Management Training On-Demand

El Segundo, Calif., August 18th, 2022 – The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional training programs in workers’ compensation, disability management, risk management, and human resources, announces [...]

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IEA Announces Debbie Wilson as New Director of Sales

El Segundo, Calif., August 10th, 2022 – The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider in professional training programs in workers’ compensation, disability management, human resources, and risk management, announces [...]

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DWC Announces In-Person Walk-Throughs

Urgent Report DWC Announces In-Person Walk-Throughs On August 9, 2022, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced that all DWC district offices except Eureka will accept in-person walk-through documents beginning September 6, [...]

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The Business of Absence & Disability Management

Does Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder? August 9th, 2022, by ShaunTeah L. Radcliffe, CPDM Have you heard that old saying, "Absence makes the heart grow fonder"? It definitely makes [...]

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Leave of Absence and Workplace Accommodations

Spot the Clues that Trigger the Leave of Absence or Workplace Accommodation Process. July 26th, 2022, by ShaunTeah L. Radcliffe, CPDM If you are reading this article, chances are you [...]

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IEA Announces Courses for Fall 2022

Fall Courses Now Enrolling IEA is ready to welcome you back to your professional development goals. Jump aboard 24/7 for any of our on-demand options or check out our certificate [...]

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Absence & Disability Management – Convincing Your Senior Leadership to Invest

Absence & Disability Management Convincing Your Senior Leadership to Invest. July 13th, 2022, by ShaunTeah L. Radcliffe, CPDM $6.2 million, $8.6 million, $20 million, $125 million, $125 million, $175 million, [...]

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Hiring Workers’ Comp Adjusters? Compliance Training is Your Challenge.

Hiring New Workers' Comp Adjusters? Compliance Training is Your Challenge If you're hiring new workers' compensation adjusters in California, you already know that your biggest challenge is compliance training. Section [...]

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Special Employment and Union Workers

Special Employment and Union Workers A blog post by Sure Log, June 2022 When an employer lends an employee to another employer and both have the right to exercise certain [...]

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SCOTUS Rules Arbitration Agreements Can Waive PAGA Claims

SCOTUS Rules Arbitration Agreements Can Waive PAGA Claims A blog post by Gregory B. Wilbur, June 2022 In a highly-anticipated opinion released yesterday, Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, the Supreme [...]

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IEA Announces Winner of CPDM Scholarship

IEA Names Recipient of Scholarship for Disability Management Designation Program El Segundo, CA – June 1st, 2022 - The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional training programs in [...]

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Settling Cumulative Trauma Claims with Multiple Defendents

Settling Cumulative Trauma Claims with Multiple Defendents A blog post by Sure Log, June 2022 Pursuant to Labor Code 550 0.5(a), liability for a cumulative trauma injury is limited to employers [...]

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Employee Training – A Critical Part of On-Boarding

Training is the Most Critical Component of On-Boarding Industry trends, compliance requirements, and in-demand skills are constantly evolving. Postponing employees’  professional development means putting your company’s future success at risk.  [...]

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July 1st is Coming – Are You Compliant?

July 1st is just around the corner Now is the time to think about your compliance requirements. But getting your hours doesn't have to be a headache. IEA offers "on-demand" [...]

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IEA Announces Scholarship for Disability Management Courses

IEA Announces CPDM Scholarship If you're thinking of getting specialized in Disability Management but are concerned about financing your tuition, consider applying for IEA's Summer 2022 CPDM scholarship. IEA offers [...]

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A Brief History on 420 and Workers’ Compensation

What is "420" and What's it Got to Do with Workers' Compensation? Dating back to the early 1970s, use of the term "420" in relation to Marijuana use is said [...]

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IEA Announces New Designation for Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional training programs in workers’ compensation, disability management, and risk management, has launched its Workers’ Compensation for Legal Professionals (WCLP) program. [...]

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DWC Announces In-Person Trials Starting March 21, 2022

Urgent Report DWC Announces In-Person Trials Starting March 21, 2022 On March 9, 2022, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced that in-person hearings will resume starting March 21, 2022, at almost all [...]

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CMS Warns Against Using ‘Non-Submit’ and ‘Evidence-Based’ Medicare Set-Asides

CMS Warns Against Using ‘Non-Submit’ and ‘Evidence-Based’ Medicare Set-Asides Sure S. Log Feb 17, 2022 8:00:00 AM The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its Workers’ Compensation […]

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IEA Announces Winner of CPDM Scholarship for Spring 2022

CPDM Scholarship for Spring 2022 Awarded San Diego, CA – February 15th, 2022 - The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional training programs in workers’ compensation, disability management, [...]

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How to Navigate Electronic Service

Special Report How to Navigate Electronic Service Effective Jan. 1, 2022, the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) amended its Rules of Practice and Procedure to permit electronic service, including via [...]

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California Supplemental Sick Leave Extended

January 26th, 2022 Eric De Wames, Managing Partner Employment Law Division, Michael Sullivan & Associates, LLP. On Tuesday a deal was struck between Gov. Newsom and California lawmakers to provide [...]

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IEA Announces Brian Allain as New Chief Executive Officer

El Segundo, Calif., January 20th, 2022 – The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider in professional training programs in workers’ compensation, disability management, human resources, and risk management, announces [...]

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Establishing Permanent Total Disability with Medical and Vocational Evidence

Establishing Permanent Total Disability With Medical and Vocational Evidence. by Sure Log It has long been recognized that an employee's ability to participate vocational retraining is a significant factor that [...]

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DWC Announces Virtual Hearings Starting Jan. 12, 2022

Urgent Report DWC Announces Virtual Hearings Starting Jan. 12, 2022 On Jan. 11, 2022, the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announced that all hearings would be conducted virtually as of [...]

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder? The Business of Absence & Disability Management

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder? – The Business of Absence & Disability Management January 3rd, 2022, by ShaunTeah L. Radcliffe, CPDM Have you heard that old saying, “Absence makes […]

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Derivative Injury Rule Does Not Shield Employers From…

Derivative Injury Rule Does Not Shield Employers from Civil Claim for Family Member’s Death from COVID-19 SPECIAL REPORT By Sure Log Generally, the exclusive remedy doctrine bars not only civil […]

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Absence & Disability Management – Convincing Your Senior Leadership to Invest

Absence & Disability Management Convincing Your Senior Leadership to Invest. December 15th, 2021, by ShaunTeah L. Radcliffe, CPDM $6.2 million, $8.6 million, $20 million, $125 million, $125 million, $175 million, […]

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Reasonable Accommodation Process

Workplace Accommodations – Year End is the The Perfect Time to Review Company Policies and Procedures. December 2021, by ShaunTeah L. Radcliffe, CPDM What exactly is a reasonable workplace accommodation? […]

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IEA Announces Winner of CPDM PIHRA Raffle

IEA Announces Winner of CPDM PIHRA Raffle San Diego, CA – November 3rd 2021 – The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional training programs in workers’ compensation, […]

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Let’s Dust off that mundane Wellness Program

Let’s Dust off that mundane Wellness Program Taryn Johnson-Kline, SHRM-CP Are you tired of the same ol’ mundane wellness programs? Weight loss, stress reduction, vaccine clinics, and corporate step challenges, [...]

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IEA Announces Winner of CPDM Scholarship

IEA’s Certified Professional in Disability Management (CPDM) awards Scholarship for Fall 2021. San Diego, CA – September 23rd, 2021 – The Insurance Education Association (IEA), a leading provider of professional […]

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IEA Announces Scholarship for Disability Management Courses

IEA Announces CPDM Scholarship If you're thinking of getting specialized in Disability Management but are concerned about financing your tuition, consider applying for IEA's Summer 2022 CPDM scholarship. IEA offers [...]

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Leave of Absence and Workplace Accommodation

Spot the Clues that Trigger Leave of Absence or Workplace Accommodation Process. August 2021, by ShaunTeah L. Radcliffe, CPDM If you are reading this blog, chances are you are familiar […]

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Applied Materials v. WCAB

  Special Report Applied Materials v. WCAB: Sixth Appellate District Court of Appeal Holds Physician Misconduct is Compensable but also Upholds Fitzpatrick On June 1, 2021, the 6th Appellate District […]

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Supplemental Sick Leave and Temporary Disability Overlap

Supplemental Sick Leave and Temporary Disability Overlap Can an Employer Take Credit? On March 19, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 95 into law requiring most California employers to […]

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SB95 What California Employers Need to Know

SB95 Signed By Governor Newsom On March 19th, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB95 expanding the requirement for California employers to provide 80 hours supplemental sick leave to employees affected […]

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July 1st is Coming – Are You Compliant?

July 1st is just around the corner and now is a great time to think about your compliance requirements. But getting your hours doesn’t have to be a headache. IEA […]

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DWC Establishes New Medical-Legal Fee Schedule

New Medical-Legal Fee Schedule The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has created a new fee schedule for medical-legal services. The schedule has been submitted to the Office of Administrative Law […]

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IEA Launches Newly Updated Disability Management Course

IEA’s CPDM1 Course Newly Updated IEA’s  has announced the launch of its newly updated CPDM1 Course. Written in the era of COVID, this curriculum addresses the challenges facing employers in […]

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Cal Osha Emergency Regulations Now in Effect

Office of Administrative Law Approves Emergency OSHA Regulations Cal/OSHA has issued lengthy new COVID-19 regulations imposing a plethora of new procedures and compliance mandates on California employers. The new regulations […]

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IEA in the NEWS

IEA in the News A recent article written by Lonce Lamonte of Adjustercom.com outlines the circumstances leading to IEA’s change of status and new management earlier this year. Having led […]

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COVID Related Work Comp Claims Exceed 50,000

More than 50,000 Work Comp Claims Filed in 2020 According to the California Workers’ Compensation Claims Institute, CWCI,  the projected number of COVID-19  work comp claims claims through October 2020 […]

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New Workers’ Compensation Laws of California, 2021

New Workers’ Compensation Laws for 2021 If you thought Covid-19 reporting requirements under SB1159 were difficult, just wait! Effective January 1st, reporting requirements will quadruple. Moreover, under AB5 several professions […]

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SB1159 – To Report or Not to Report

To Report or Not to Report California SB1159 places onerous and complex reporting responsibilities on employers. TPAs in turn now scramble to provide reporting portals to manage the process. When […]

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WCAB Issues Two En Banc Decisions Reinstating Specified Rules

WCAB Reinstates Some Rules Following Covid Suspension On October 27th, 2020, the WCAB has issued two en banc decisions reinstating specified rules that were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

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California SB1159 – FAQs

COVID-19 Presumption FAQs The enactment of SB 1159 has raised a lot of questions. Our friends at Sullivan On Comp has compiled answers to the most frequently asked questions in […]

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CPDM Scholarship Awarded for Fall 2020

CPDM Scholarship Awarded IEA has announced the successful winner of the Fall 2020 scholarship for CPDM.  Our congratulations go to Deandra Ross a benefit specialist at Dimensional Fund Advisors. “There […]

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California Gov Signs SB1159 Into Law

California SB1159 Signed into Law On September 17th, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation aimed at protecting workers amid the Covid pandemic. Senate Bill 1159 was written to help […]

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IEA Announces CPDM Scholarship

IEA Announces CPDM Scholarship Thinking of earning your CPDM designation? Concerned about financing your tuition? Consider applying for IEA’s Fall 2020 CPDM scholarship.  IEA offers funding equal to tuition for […]

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California Supreme Court Decision Highlights Cost of the Workers’ Comp Bargain for Injured Workers

Gund v. County of Trinity: Application of the Exclusive Remedy Rule to Members of the Public Assisting in Active Law Enforcement On Aug. 27, 2020, in Gund v. County of […]

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IEA Open House

IEA Open House IEA faculty and staff invite you to our upcoming open house! Join us to learn about your training options for Fall 2020 courses. Great Q&A opportunity if […]

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Covid and The Courts – What Will it Mean for Workers’ Compensation?

Covid and The Courts – What Will it Mean for Workers Compensation? A series of recent lawsuits might give employers a sneak peak into how the courts may handle workers’ […]

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IEA Launches Fall Schedule of Courses

Fall Courses Now Enrolling After a brief hiatus, we’re back!  IEA Fall Courses are now open for enrollment! We’re ready to welcome you back to your course and to your […]

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Workers’ Compensation – Changes and Challenges in the Era of Covid-19

Changes and Challenges Affecting the Workers’ Compensation Landscape Covid-19 continues to present workers’ compensation payers and providers with changes and challenges the effects of which may linger well into 2021. […]

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IEA Resumes Service

Dear Friend, In the more than one-hundred years that IEA has served the insurance and risk management industries, it has proudly stood at the vanguard of many changes. Today I […]

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Return to Work Issues in the Wake of COVID19

Return to Work issues in the wake of Covid-19 Back in 2010, the WCRI published a study (Recession, Fear of Job Loss, and Return to Work) which posed the question […]

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Stay Safe – Stay Home – Stay up-to-Date

Social distancing is important for our families, our co-workers, and our communities. And right now we are part of a world-wide family working together to mitigate the unprecedented impact of […]

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Medical Marijuana, Proposal in California to Address Workplace Protection

Prop 64 says YES to Marijuana But Doesn’t Address Workplace In 2016 voters in California legalized the use of marijuana by passing proposition 64. This legislation allowed for use of […]

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IN CELEBRATION OF MARCH MADNESS

IN CELEBRATION OF MARCH MADNESS March Madness is around the corner and IEA is celebrating! Save on enrollment fess for Turnkey Adjuster Training bundles as well as SIP Exam Prep. 20% […]

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Soft Skills and Their Importance in Today’s Labor Market

Soft Skills Predict Career Success According to a newly published article by David J. Deming for the National Bureau of Economic Research, there is strong evidence that “soft skills” (also […]

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Essentials in Absence and Disability Management

Essentials in Absence and Disability Management Learn the complexities of disability management and develop the skills you need to implement an efficient and cost effective Integrated Disability and Absence Management […]

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The Biggest Challenges for Work Comp Professionals in 2020

The Biggest Challenges for Work Comp Professionals in 2020 Here’s the Top 5! A recent article by Katie Dwyer published by Risk & Insurance referenced a unique survey of attendees […]

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IEA Hiring Part-Time Subject Matter Expert for CPDM

What is CPDM? The Certified Professional in Disability Management (CPDM) is the nation’s leading designation for absence and disability management professionals. Created and presented by industry experts, CPDM provides the […]

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Pathways to Success for Work Comp Claims Adjusters

Planning Your Pathway to Success in Work Comp? There’s more than one pathway to your success as a claims adjuster.  As a professional in this industry you want to have […]

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Work Comp Training – A Critical Part of Your On-Boarding Plan

Training is the Most Critical Component of On-Boarding Got new hires? A critical part of your on-boarding plan involves good training. This ensures your newest team members get up to […]

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Is Disability Management Your Next Career Move?

Disability Management Courses We live and work in an era when many variables change on a constant basis. Fortunately the impact of unpredictable and often challenging circumstances can be greatly […]

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Spring Sale Ends Soon

Spring Sale Ends Soon IEA’s Spring Sale on Semester programs is about to end!  Choose your semester program and enroll by January 10th to save 5% on your enrollment fees.  […]

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Work Comp Newsflash

Work Comp Newsflash! Vocational Schools, Vouchers, and Computers Did you know that Vocational Schools can no longer charge for a computer against the voucher? Find out why and how at […]

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Think 2020 Career Goals – Think IEA

Think Goals – Think IEA Thinking about your 2020 career plans? We’ve got you covered. Whether you are an industry newbie, or you are focused on improving skills and professional […]

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New Workers’ Compensation Laws 2020

It’s that time of year again! The IEA and Professor David Chetcuti proudly announce our annual New Laws seminar. Join us in exploring the new workers’ compensation laws for 2020, […]

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Happy Holidays from IEA

Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings from IEA May your days be filled with peace, hope and joy this Holiday season. As always, thank you for your business, loyalty and support. […]

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Cyber Monday Special on Select Workers’ Comp Products

Cyber Monday Special on Workers’ Comp Cyber Monday savings! Take 15% off the list price on these select IEA workers’ comp training products. Savings apply to purchases made Cyber Monday […]

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Workers’ Compensation 101

Workers’ Compensation 101 Just getting started in the world of workers’ compensation, you’ll need a good foundation in the laws, language and basic principles. Start with the Basics…End with Success […]

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Spring 2020 Schedule of Classes

IEA Announces Spring 2020 Schedule of Classes IEA has announced its Spring 2020 schedule of classes. Choose from a wide range of training options in workers’ compensation, disability management, fraud […]

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Essential Soft Skills for Risk and Insurance Professionals

Essential Soft Skills – The Key to Team Profiency We hear it every day. Hard skill competencies are high, yet organizational objectives often remain unfulfilled. Why? Because teams often lack […]

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Insurance and the Gig Economy

Insurance Issues and the Gig Economy Key Issues and Concerns for Insurance and the GIG Economy For a number of years there have been conflicting reports on how the GIG […]

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New Workers’ Compensation Laws 2020

It’s that time of year again! The IEA and Professor David Chetcuti proudly announce our annual New Laws seminar. Join us in exploring the new workers’ compensation laws for 2020, […]

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Productivity Management for Risk and Insurance Professionals

Productivity Management for Risk and Insurance Professionals Productivity management is one of the biggest challenges for employers.  Skills such as managing time, aligning priorities with corporate goals, focusing attention clearly […]

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Workers’ Compensation 101

Workers’ Compensation 101 Just getting started in the world of workers’ compensation? You need a good foundation in the laws, language and basic principles. Start with the Basics…End with Success […]

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Turnkey Training in Workers’ Compensation Claims Adjusting

Thinking about a career in Workers’ Compensation claims adjusting? You’ll need training. But not just any training! You need programs that offer the tools and skills that not only maximize […]

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IEA Announces CPDM Scholarship Recipient

IEA Announces CPDM Scholarship Recipient The IEA has announced its recipient of the Fall 2019 CPDM Scholarship offered by IEA in partnership with the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). Our […]

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Workplace Ageism – Can Your Company Afford the Cost?

Workplace Ageism – Can Your Company Afford the Cost? Employers take note! The cost of ageism in the workplace is staggering!  With payouts of $80.4 million in age discrimination settlements […]

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IEA Announces 2019 Student of the Year

IEA Announces 2019 Student of the Year IEA has announced its 2019 student of the year. Our congratulations go to Crystal Arellano of AmTrust Financial who has been awarded a […]

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Early Bird Pricing Expires Friday September 13th

Early Bird Pricing Expires Friday September 13th If you missed the early bird deadline to save 5% on your  Fall semester course don’t worry! We’ve extended the deadline until midnight […]

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Thanks for Participating in our WCCA Survey

Thanks for Participating in Our WCCA Survey A huge thanks to all of our valued students for participation in our recent WCCA survey. Your input ensures that IEA continues to […]

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IEA is Moving

IEA is Moving Heads up!  IEA is moving its offices this month.  Effective September 23rd, IEA’s new office location will be: 7755 Center Avenue, Suite 1100 Huntington Beach, CA 92647 […]

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Work Comp Training – A Critical Part of Your On-Boarding Plan

Training is the Most Critical Component of On-Boarding Got new hires? A critical part of your on-boarding plan involves good training. This ensures your newest team members get up to […]

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IEA Student of the Year

IEA Student of the Year….Could it be YOU? Heads up! In recognition of the hard work and dedication of our students and their ongoing commitment to professional education, we will […]

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PD Rating – An Art Not A Science

Rating is an art, not a science Knowing how to properly rate a claim is invaluable for claims professionals to help with setting reserves and having an accurate assessment of […]

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2019 Big Fraud Fighting & Employment Law Conference

2019 Fraud Fighting & Employment Law Conference Learn what’s trending in the ever evolving world of workers’ comp fraud. Find out how to get ahead of the issues and learn […]

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Scholarship for CPDM

Scholarship for Disability Management Courses Scholarship opportunity now available for disability management courses. The IEA in partnership with the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) offers a scholarship opportunity for eligible […]

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IEA Exhibiting at the 2019 DMEC Annual Conference

2019 DMEC Annual Conference – Washington D.C. August 2019 IEA is exhibiting at the upcoming 2019 DMEC Annual Conference. Join us at the event in Washington, D.C., Aug. 5-8, 2019, […]

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The Changing Face of Liability – What Are The New Gray Areas?

The Changing Face of Liability – What Are the New Gray Areas? The liability landscape has been evolving rapidly as technological, social and economic trends change. So says Liberty Mutual […]

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IEA Fall Class Schedule Now Available

IEA’s Fall Class Schedule is Now Available IEA’s Fall schedule of classes is now open for enrollment and there is plenty on the menu! Whether you are embarking on your […]

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Workers’ Compensation 101

Workers’ Compensation 101 Just getting started in the world of workers’ compensation, you’ll need a good foundation in the laws, language and basic principles. Start with the Basics…End with Success […]

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Amazon Invests $700m in Workforce Retraining

Amazon Invests Bigtime in Its Current Workforce Amazon is one of the large corporations impacted by the current competitive labor market. With the US unemployment rate at a 50 year […]

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IICF 2019 Golf Tournament

IICF 2019 Golf Tournament September 19, Mission Viejo, CA Come join industry colleagues at the IICF 2019 Golf Tournament. Help raise funds and awareness to fight child abuse and neglect […]

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July 4th Savings on IEA Classes

July 4th on IEA Classes – Take 10% off Your Next Course It’s 4th of July and IEA is celebrating!  Through midnight July 4th we’re offering a 10% discount on […]

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IEA Fall Class Schedule Now Available

IEA’s Fall Class Schedule is Now Available Summer’s just here but it’s never too early to plan for Fall. IEA’s Fall schedule of classes is now open for enrollment and […]

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IEA Exhibiting at the 2019 DMEC Annual Conference

2019 DMEC Annual Conference – Washington D.C. August 2019 Excited to announce IEA will be exhibiting at the upcoming 2019 DMEC Annual Conference. Join us at the event in Washington, […]

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What makes a workers’ compensation claims team tick?

What makes a workers’ compensation claims team tick? Not all workers’ compensation claims teams are created equal.  What are the factors that make one team out-perform others by measurable margins? […]

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July 1st Compliance Headaches?

July 1st CE Compliance Headaches? July 1st is looming! For workers’ compensation professionals this means CE compliance! Oooops! Have you got your hours? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Sometimes […]

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Professional Development Survey Results

IEA Announces Results of Professional Development Survey IEA recently distributed its first Professional Development Survey! Our goal? To better understand our customer needs in professional development and training. In the spirit of […]

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Workers’ Compensation Classes Start Next Week

Earn a Certificate or Designation in Workers’ Compensation IEA’s workers’ compensation classes are the most recognized and sought after among employers in California. Choose from classes that range from foundation […]

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Workers’ Compensation Fraud – Separating Fake from Real Workers’ compensation fraud is a huge financial burden on employers and taxpayers.  Identifying fraud and taking appropriate steps to mitigate its impact […]

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Self Insured Administrator Exam Prep

Self Insured Administrators take note! If you’re taking the SIP test you want the best possible chance for success, right? IEA, your trusted source for the highest quality professional training […]

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Writing: An Essential Skill for Risk and Insurance Professionals

Writing: The daily skill you use the most What skill do you use the most each workday? In most businesses and professions, it’s writing. In fact business writing is the […]

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8 Claims Practices that Risk Managers Need to Stop Doing

Check out this informative article by Allen Melton and Jeffrey Phillips published by RISK&INSURANCE! Instead of hoping losses won’t occur, presume that they will and PLAN accordingly.  From building out […]

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WorkPartners ELEVATE WC Leadership Conference

IEA’s Patty Carlson attended the WorkPartners Elevate WC Leadership Conference this week in San Diego, California.  Speakers included Carlos Luna of Risico and Dr. Peggy Sugarman, Work Comp Director for […]

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Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims

Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims Launch your professional path in workers’ compensation today. Sign up for IEA’s Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims class and delve deep into the principles and […]

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Practical Skills in Workers’ Compensation

Practical Skills in Workers’ Compensation IEA’s Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Compensation (CPWC) certificate program provides practical skills in workers’ compensation for new claims adjusters and anyone who needs knowledge of […]

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New Workers’ Compensation Laws for 2019

Twelve new workers’ compensation laws came into effect January 1st. Know what they are and how they will affect you. Join IEA and Professor David Chetcuti for our popular annual […]

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Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes

Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes IEA Spring 2019 schedule of classes is now available.  Choose from a wide range of certificate, designation, and CE programs in: Workers’ Compensation Disability Management […]

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CPCU San Diego Chapter Sponsors Vets for Honor Flight

CPCU San Diego Good Works Luncheon CPCU San Diego Chapter hosted an inspirational Good Works Luncheon this week at C3 Insurance. IEA’s V.P. Sales, Patty Carlson, attended and learned about […]

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Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes

Spring 2019 Schedule of Classes Get a head start on your 2019 professional development!  IEA Spring 2019 schedule of classes is now available.  Choose from a wide range of programs […]

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Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims

Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims Are you working in a role that intersects with workers’ compensation claims, such as benefits, HR, or investigations? Are you new to the industry and […]

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Training in Absence and Disability Management

Can Your Organization Afford to Be Behind the Curve? Employee absence and disability management is a complex jigsaw for most organizations. Federal and state laws and programs can be convoluted. […]

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Workers’ Comp Classes Start Next Week–Enroll Today!

Workers’ Compensation Classes  Start Next Week! Enroll now in IEA’s Fall 2018 workers’ compensation classes!  Choose courses in the WCCA and WCCP live webinar series starting next week,  or jump […]

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New to Insurance? Start Your Professional Development Here

New to property casualty insurance? Join IEA and expert faculty member, Robin Hodson, for a 10 week course on Property Liability and Insurance Principles Learn what insurance is, who provides […]

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IEA Courses in Risk Management Start Next Week

Set yourself apart as a respected expert in risk management by earning the nation’s most prestigious designation in the field. IEA, the premier provider of insurance and risk management training […]

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Early-Bird Special Ends Tomorrow. Enroll NOW!

Enroll NOW! IEA fall 2018 schedule of classes is almost underway but there is still time to save on your course fees! Enroll today and save 5% through September 1st, 2018 […]

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Earn Your Designation in Absence and Disability Management

Can Your Organization Afford to Be Behind the Curve? Employee absence and disability management is a complex jigsaw for most organizations. Federal and state laws and programs can be convoluted, […]

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Workers’ Compensation for Comp and Non-Comp Professionals

Workers’ Compensation for Comp and Non-Comp Professionals Many professional roles require some knowledge of workers’ compensation: from human resource personnel and health and rehab professionals, to vendors, investigators, and TPAs.  […]

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CLASSES for FALL 2018 NOW OPEN. ENROLL TODAY!

Enroll Today! IEA fall 2018 schedule of classes is now open for enrollment.  Rise above the crowd and distinguish yourself as a dedicated professional in your chosen field! Earn a […]

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Got Your Hours for July 1st?

Got Your Hours for July 1st? If you are a claims adjuster in California you may be scrambling to get your CE hours  by July 1st.  Sound like you or […]

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2018 Fraud Fighting and Employment Law Conference

2018 Annual Fraud Fighting and Employment Law Conference. The Employer’s Fraud Task Force hosts its annual 2018 Fraud Fighting and Employment Conference on June 21st and June 22nd, 2018,  in […]

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Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims

Take a Summer-time roller coaster ride through the world of workers’ compensation claims! Introduction to Workers’ Compensation Claims, a 15 hour comprehensive workshop, is the ideal launching pad for industry newcomers, […]

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Training for Absence and Disability Management

Can Your Organization Afford to Be Behind the Curve? Employee absence and disability management is a complex jigsaw for most organizations. Federal and state laws and programs can be convoluted. […]

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Earn Your Associate in Risk Management this Year!

Want to add value to your organization? Want to add a prestigious and nationally recognized designation to your professional credentials? Want to set yourself apart as a respected expert in […]

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Practical Skills in Workers’ Compensation

Practical Skills for Handling Workers’ Compensation You don’t have to be in the workers’ compensation industry to need a working knowledge of workers’ compensation claims.  IEA’s Claims Practitioner in Workers’ […]

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SUMMER COURSES NOW OPEN! ENROLL TODAY

IEA Summer courses now open for enrollment! Got Summer plans?  Now that most of IEA’s courses are delivered in instructor-led webinars, it’s never been easier to blend your professional development […]

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Certified Professional in Disability Management CPDM

Can your organization afford to be behind the curve? The arena of Employee Disability and Absence Management is hugely complex!  Federal and state laws and programs can be convoluted. Companies […]

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Earn Your Associate in Risk Management this Year!

Want to add value to your organization? Want to add a prestigious and nationally recognized designation to your professional credentials? Want to set yourself apart as a respected expert in […]

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Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Compensation

Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Comp is the fastest growing credential program for workers’ comp professionals.  Designed for those entering the industry, those with working experience who need a professional qualification, […]

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New Workers’ Comp Laws, 2018

Did you know that 14 NEW workers’ compensation laws take effect this month? Join IEA and Professor David Chetcuti to learn more about the latest changes in California workers’ comp […]

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Do Ethics Matter?

It has been my honor to interact with thousands of insurance professionals in discussing Ethics as it applies to our industry.  For more than 20 years I have taught continuing […]

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Has the Dreaded Grey Wave Arrived? What does that mean for the industry?

How can your organization survive and thrive the gray wave? Is it just me or are you finding this as well?  We have been hearing about this for years, but […]

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Welcome to IEA’s new Website!

  We are excited to launch a new site and learning platform and hope you enjoy it, too.  This allows us to offer an enhanced and streamlined user experience, including [...]

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