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Governor’s Workers’ Comp Plan Makes It’s Way Through the House

Governor’s Workers’ Comp Plan Makes It’s Way Through the House

April 12, 2013 at 5:00 am

A proposal that could make it harder for Tennesseans to get paid after they’re hurt on the job will soon become law.

First Vote on Workers Comp Overhaul Reveals Party-Line Divide

First Vote on Workers Comp Overhaul Reveals Party-Line Divide

March 6, 2013 at 4:36 pm

An overhaul of the state’s workers compensation system began moving forward in the Tennessee legislature Wednesday. It would remove judges from the process, which is worrying some opponents.

Capitol Hill Conversation – Reworking Workers Comp

Capitol Hill Conversation – Reworking Workers Comp

March 4, 2013 at 4:39 am

State legislators begin the formal debate on a major overhaul to Tennessee’s workers comp system this week. The proposal from Governor Bill Haslam has been hashed out in meetings held over the last few months and now begins the journey through the General Assembly.

Workers Comp Restructuring on 2013 Horizon

Workers Comp Restructuring on 2013 Horizon

January 2, 2013 at 7:36 am

Business owners in Tennessee are counting on 2013 as the year to overhaul the state’s workers compensation system. They complain that it’s confusing and unfair, and the governor says he’s listening.

Study Finds 38,000 Off the Books Construction Workers in Tennessee

February 17, 2010 at 4:17 pm

Up to a fifth of Tennessee construction workers may be operating off the books, without mandatory insurance to protect them. That’s according to a new study released Wednesday.

State Aims to Minimize Harm from Workers Comp Changes

December 7, 2009 at 8:24 am

The state is trying to limit collateral damage from a workers comp law scheduled to take effect at the end of the year.