NCCI’s Legislative Priorities for PEOs is Topic at Work Comp Educational Conference

Three industry experts will discuss “NCCI’s Legislative Priorities for the PEO Industry” at the August 19-23 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

Orlando, FL, June 30, 2012 --( What is ahead for the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry? That question will be answered when three industry experts discuss “NCCI’s Legislative Priorities for the PEO Industry” at the August 19-23 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

Moderator is J. Michael Nolan, president of the California Workers’ Compensation Institute in Oakland, Calif. Panel members are Mona Carter, national practice leader for PEOs at the National Council on Compensation Insurance in Boca Raton, Fla.; and William J. Schilling, Esq., general counsel for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations in Alexandria, Va.

As practice leader for NCCI, Ms. Carter has a unique statewide perspective on the concerns with the PEO industry that have been raised by regulators around the country. Ms. Carter will provide a report on her efforts to address those concerns through new laws impacting the PEO industry. Mr. Schilling will provide insight in how the industry is addressing the concerns raised by lawmakers in a ways that ensure the integrity of the workers’ compensation system and protection of injured workers. Mr. Schilling also will address the points made by Ms. Carter during her presentation.

The session will be presented from 8:45 am to 10:15 am on Tuesday, August 21.

About WCEC & WCI
Now in its 67th year, the Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference (WCEC) is the must-attend event for C-level executives, risk managers, claims adjusters, insurers, and medical and legal experts. Presented by the Workers’ Compensation Institute (WCI), the conference offers attendees an extraordinary opportunity to connect with their peers and learn from nationally recognized experts.

Ongoing registration for the 2012 gathering reflects the global perspective of the conference, with an expected 8,000 participants from over 35 states and a number of foreign countries. The conference itself has been expanded to four days to accommodate the several hundred speakers presenting discipline-specific programs, break-out sessions and CEU opportunities. Of particular interest are a National Trends’ program featuring three national medical directors; a Risk Managers’ break-out paneled by two insurance company presidents; and a two-day “Center for Excellence: The Study of Medical Cost Drivers in Workers’ Compensation,” sponsored by Liberty Mutual Additionally, more than 300 exhibitors will present information on their products and services.

The 2012 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference will be held August 19-23 at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

The WCI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization that serves as a comprehensive resource to all members of the workers’ compensation community. The WCI is an outgrowth of the long-established Florida Workers’ Compensation Institute. FWCI remains in existence under the WCI umbrella and continues its Florida focus, while the national organization provides a broader outreach across all states. The website is
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