A proposal that could make it harder for Tennesseans to get paid after they’re hurt on the job will soon become law.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
The state is trying to limit collateral damage from a workers comp law scheduled to take effect at the end of the year.