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Work Comp Talk features enlightening conversations with amazing people surrounding the workers’ compensation industry. Lawyers, Workers’ and Union folk, Fitness Experts, Doctors and Work Coaches are just an example of the amazing people we feature.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could easily get the best ideas from the people that make up this community? That’s what Work Comp Talk is all about. Each week, we give you the best of the community.

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Work Comp Talk features enlightening conversations with amazing people surrounding the workers’ compensation industry. Lawyers, Workers’ and Union folk, Fitness Experts, Doctors and Work Coaches are just an example of the amazing people we feature.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could easily get the best ideas from the people that make up this community? That’s what Work Comp Talk is all about. Each week, we give you the best of the community.

    A Conversation with Rebecca Kaplan, the incumbent and President of the Oakland City Council

    A Conversation with Rebecca Kaplan, the incumbent and President of the Oakland City Council

    Oakland City Council At Large Candidate for 2020 Rebecca Kaplan joins Carmen Ramirez and Eric Farber on Work Comp Talk Podcast to share what plans she has to move Oakland forward.

    The incumbent Rebecca Kaplan still has much work to be done and is not ready to give up her seat just yet, she tells us what she's accomplished and what is next for Oakland.

    • 56 min
    Season 2 Episode 2: A Conversation with Derreck Johnson, Candidate for Oakland City Council 2020.

    Season 2 Episode 2: A Conversation with Derreck Johnson, Candidate for Oakland City Council 2020.

    Derreck Johnson, a son of Oakland, business owner and newcomer to Oakland politics as candidate of the 2020 Oakland City Council At Large discusses some of the issues in same question format as opponent Rebecca Kaplan.

    As a business owner of The Home of Chicken and Waffles in Jack London Square, he shares his ideas and visions he has to move Oakland forward. Some of the topics discussed are housing issues, universal wages, Oakland police and more...

    • 44 min
    Season 2 Episode 1: COVID Update for Essential Workers and more

    Season 2 Episode 1: COVID Update for Essential Workers and more

    Governor Newsom jumped quick into action to pass a bill that would help Essential Workers get Workers' Comp benefits sooner, if they got infected with Covid. The bill has now expired and there are a lot of things that needed to get updated for it as well.

    Tune in to this episode with Carmen and Eric as they conversate the expiration of the Governor's order and what needs to happen in order for it to work better, what will happen next and much more.

    • 26 min
    Episode 10: Maggie Insdorf - Good Mental Health is Good Health

    Episode 10: Maggie Insdorf - Good Mental Health is Good Health

    Healing takes courage and creativity, healing the mind can be dealing with Depression, Anxiety, and finding a balance with support of a Therapist. When not taken care of, it can create a snowball effect that can lead to bigger problems. For over 14 years Therapist Maggie Insdorf talks about mental health and the stigma surrounding it.

    • 32 min
    Episode 9: Dan Mora - How Much has Changed in the World of Workers’ Comp?

    Episode 9: Dan Mora - How Much has Changed in the World of Workers’ Comp?

    With so much happening around Covid-19 and our world and the way we take care of business now. What does it look like for Workers Comp World? How much has changed? How does this affect clients? Let’s talk about the landscaping of Workers’ Comp. 

    • 25 min
    Leading Through Adveristy

    Leading Through Adveristy

    Some of us are staying home to save lives while others are risking everything to save them. In this episode we speak to the President of the Alameda County Firefighters Union IAFF Local 55, he explains how protocols have changed for the First-Responders and as a leader how to keep the team safe. He also speaks out to the community in regards to what we can do to help during these unprecedented times.

    • 43 min

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