Cagle’s to Close Pine Mountain Facility

Cagle’s to Close Pine Mountain Facility

Poultry workers employed at Cagle’s may be faced with added problems as Cagle’s will eliminate 300 positions at its Pine Mountain Valley, Georgia facility.  It is uncertain if these workers include those who have been injured on the job.  Essentially,...
Cagle’s to Close Pine Mountain Facility

What is a “workers’ compensation mediation?”

Generally, a mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution.  The idea centers around the parties’ interest in finding a solution to the issue before the court, tribunal, or worker’s compensation board.  This process involves a neutral party to help...
Cagle’s to Close Pine Mountain Facility

Hearing loss due to job duties

In situations where an employee becomes deaf or suffers an occupational hearing loss, recovery under the workers’ compensation act can be tough.  The statute governing such claims are very technical.  For example, an employee may recover benefits for hearing...