Posts tagged "Illinois Worker's Compensation"

Historic Reform of Illinois Worker's Compensation Fails to Pass Senate

In what would have been a historic reform of the Illinois Worker’s Compensation Bill, greatly impacting the rights of Illinois worker’s, failed to pass in the Illinois Senate. The 120-page Bill sponsored by Senator Kyle McCarter severely limited the ability for worker’s to file a claim for injuries, while impacting their ability to get proper... Read more »

Illinois Worker's Rights Threatened: Worker's Compensation Overhaul

Illinois Worker's Rights Threatened: Worker's Compensation Overhaul
A 28-year old employee while delivering bread to a Greek restaurant was hit by a van in an alley. This collision resulted in a severed spinal cord for the worker which left him unable to walk for the rest of his life! He will spend the remainder of his years confined to a wheel chair,... Read more »

Worker's Rights Protected: Worker's Compensation Bill Never Called To Vote

Worker's Rights Protected: Worker's Compensation Bill Never Called To Vote
The highly debated Illinois State Income Tax Bill, slated to be signed by Governor Quinn today calling for a 2% increase, does not include a change in worker’s compensation that would have left workers with a loss of rights.  As part of a larger negotiation package between the Democrats who wanted a higher increase in... Read more »
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