More About Washington State’s Worker’s Compensation system

Washington state’s Worker’s Compensation System is run by the state department of Labor and Industries. It covered 2.69 million workers spread across 174,000 employers in 2015. Like other Worker’s Compensation insurance, it is “no fault” which means it pays eligible claims no matter who is at fault. It covers most workers in the state, with […]

How does the 2015 Social Security changes affect disability payments?

IN 2015, Congress passed some changes to Social Security. The biggest changes affected the retirements aspects of the Social Security program: The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-74; November 2, 2015), made some changes to Social Security’s laws about claiming retirement and spousal benefits. Section 831 of the law (entitled “Closure of Unintended […]

Ruth in the New York Times

During a recent trip to New York, Ruth had a chance encounter with a New York Times photographer while she was at an art supply store in Brooklyn. Take a look at the picture, the article and go visit the store!