Recent Publications by John Burton

The Lack of Correspondence Between Work-Related Disability and Receipt of Workers’ Compensation Benefits 
Emily A. Spieler and John F. Burton, Jr.
American Journal of Industrial Medicine; Vol. 55 (2012): pp. 487-505
John Burton is a co-author of the 2012 version of the book, and was the lead author for Chapter 21: Workers’ Compensation. Download this article here.

The Growth in Applications for Social Security Disability Insurance: A Spillover Effect from Workers’ Compensation
Xuguang (Steve) Guo and John F. Burton, Jr.
Social Security Bulletin; Vol. 72, No. 3 (2012): pp. 69-88.
Download this article here.

Employment Law: Cases and Materials (Fifth Edition)
John Burton is a co-author of the 2012 version of the book, and was the lead author for Chapter 21: Workers’ Compensation. Download an order form here.

Workers’ Compensation: 
Recent Developments and The Relationship with Social Security Disability Insurance
by John F. Burton Jr.
Testimony Presented on November 17, 2010 to: 
The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 
The Committee on Education and Labor
U.S. House of Representatives
click here for PDF of Written Statement
click here to view John Burton’s Testimony video of testimony
click here to go to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections website which contains text as well as an archived webcast video of all testimony given

 

Workers’ Compensation:
A Brief History of Economists’ Research on the Effect of Workers’ Compensation on Safety and Health
and
National Averages of Employee Benefits and Employer Costs for  Workers’ Compensation
by John F. Burton Jr.
Two Chapters in: Use of Workers’ Compensation Data for Occupational Injury & 
Illness Prevention, Proceedings from September 2009 Workshop,
Edited by David F. Utterback and Theresa M. Schnorr
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health,
and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2010,
pp. 15-18 and pp. 109-114 respectively
click here for the full publication

 

Workers’ Compensation:
Recent Developments in Moral Hazard and Benefit Payments
by Xuguang (Steve) Guo and John F. Burton Jr.
Industrial and Labor Relations Review
Vol. 63 no. 2 (January 2010) pp. 340-55
click here for Abstract and further explanation.

 

Workers’ Compensation
by John F. Burton Jr.
Labor and Employment Law and Economics
Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt, Seth D. Harris, and Orly Lobel  Editors
click here for Outline
click here for Order Form

 

National Commission on State Workers’ Compensation Laws:
On January 22, 2009, Representative Joe Baca, a democrat from California, introduced legislation (HR635) to establish a National Commission on State Workers’ Compensation Laws. To download the bill click here.

John Burton’s March 19, 2009 comments on the proposed National Commission are available as a LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation Law Center podcast, to listen click here.

On June 16, 2009 John Burton spoke at a meeting of the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds, where he discussed the proposed National Commission on State Workers’ Compensation Laws. To download the presentation click here.