CCH State-by-state Workers' Compensation Guide Offers
Complete, Customized, Electronic Coverage
(Riverwoods, ILL., November 11, 1998) -- Now there is a single,
electronic resource for expert guidance, timely reporting and comprehensive, full-text
coverage of the laws and regulations regarding workers compensation, according to CCH INCORPORATED,
a leading provider of human resource law and information. The CCH State-by-State
Workers Compensation Guide, available on CD-ROM and on the CCH Internetsm
Research Network, provides a combination of practical, expert advice and primary
statutory and regulatory authority to meet the needs of those responsible for minimizing
the costs of workers compensation while ensuring compliance with the law.
In addition, this new electronic resource has a unique customization feature that
allows customers to select the states they want covered -- from a single "home
state," to any combination of states, to all states (including Washington, D.C. and
The CCH State-by-State Workers' Compensation Guide highlights the steps that
employers can take to save money regardless of the state or states in which they operate,
including proactive safety measures through cost-effective insurance placements and
practical return-to-work programs. In easy-to-understand, layperson language, the Guide
provides human resource and risk managers with ideas and insights into every phase of
practice and procedure, both pre-accident and post-accident.
Strategies for reducing the incidence of common workplace accidents and illnesses --
including those resulting from repetitive stress injuries, workplace violence and
substance abuse -- are clearly laid out.
The interaction of state workers compensation statutes with federal laws, such as
the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and OSHA
regulations, is also examined.
Time-Saving Summaries, Full-Text Reporting
To complement the general principles of safety and risk management, CCH State-by-State
Workers Compensation Guide provides in-depth coverage of the specific laws that
govern workers compensation in the various states. This includes the full text of
state workers compensation statutes, regulations, advanced laws and attorney general
opinions for most states.
Time-saving CCH summaries for each state provide a basic statement of how the state
deals with a given topic and provides links to the full text of laws and regulations.
Uniform arrangement makes it easy to compare the treatment of topics in multiple
Subscribers to the CCH State-by-State Workers Compensation Guide on
CD-ROM receive monthly updates by disc or at the Internet site.
Subscribers to either electronic version also receive the twice-monthly Workers
Compensation Business Management Guide Newsletter both by mail and in their electronic
updates. The newsletter highlights developments in the field and includes coverage of
significant case law, insurance industry developments and best practices from around the
The recommended and minimum system requirements for the CCH State-by-State
Workers Compensation Guide on CD-ROM are: a 486-50 MHz or better
processor (minimum: 386-50 MHz); 16MB or more of RAM (minimum: 8 MB), CD-ROM drive
compatible with Microsoft Extensions (MSCDEX); SVGA 256 color video display (minimum: VGA
256 colors); DOS 5.0 or higher and Microsoft® Windows 3.1, Windows for
Workgroups 3.11 or higher or Windows '95.
Over the CCH Internet Research Network, subscribers to the CCH
State-by-State Workers Compensation Guide need only have an Internet browser
(Netscape Navigator 3.0 and above, Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 and above or AOL for
Windows 95) and an Internet connection.
Free Trials, 40 Percent Off for Current Subscribers
Price for a one-year subscription to the CCH State-by-State Workers
Compensation Guide on CD-ROM, including coverage of a single state, is $499; for the
Internet version the one-year subscription price is $529.
Coverage for additional states is available at $199 per state on CD-ROM; $219 over the
Internet. Quantity discounts apply on subscriptions to three or more states. Coverage for
all jurisdictions is priced at $4,995 on CD-ROM, $5,295 for Internet delivery.
Current users of the print version of the CCH Workers Compensation:
Business Management Guide who maintain their existing print subscription can explore
the Internet delivery medium for only 60% of the normal subscription price. Plus, they can
still customize their order to receive only the states that interest them.
To arrange for a free trial subscription to the CCH State-by-State Workers
Compensation Guide over the Internet, contact your CCH Health and Human Resource sales
representative at 1 888 CCH REPS (888-224-7377) or select the Research Network option at
the CCH Human Resources home page (http://hr.cch.com).
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of employment law
information for human resource professionals, including CCH Pension Plan Guide,
CCH Employee Benefits Management, CCH Human Resources Management and CCH Payroll
Management Guide. CCH also provides tax and business law information in print and
electronic form for accounting, legal and health care professionals. CCH is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S.
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