Learn Workers Compensation Basics at TAMIU SBDC Conference

Learn Workers Compensation Basics
at TAMIU SBDC Conference

The Texas A&M International University Small Business Development Center (TAMIU SBDC) and the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission will hold “Workers’ Compensation 101 Conference.”

The Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Western Hemispheric Trade Center, room 111. A registration fee of $50 will cover conference session and materials, continental breakfast and lunch.

The seminar will provide information on the law and rules, employer and employee rights and responsibilities, medical, income and death benefit eligibility requirements, the claims process, return to work, the dispute resolution process and health, safety and prevention programs.

Topics for the day include:

  • Workers compensation system
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Workplace and medical services
  • Legal and compliance
  • Benefits
  • Return to work
  • Dispute resolution
  • Sam Hurtz case.

For more information or to register call the TAMIU SBDC office at 956.326.2827, or e-mail sbdc@tamiu.edu

TAMIU SBDC hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu