Posts tagged "Illinois Workmen's Compensation Act"

Voice Your Support of Worker's Rights: What the Illinois Worker's Compensation Bill Proposes

Voice Your Support of Worker's Rights:  What the Illinois Worker's Compensation Bill Proposes
Unfortunately, workers are still not out of danger of losing their rights. Many Springfield politicians, both Democrats and Republicans, are still trying to gut the Illinois Worker’s Compensation system. Why? Your workers compensation rights are part of a gigantic political horse trade involving taxes, the state budget, state and municipal pension reform, the death penalty, teacher seniority,... Read more »

Injured on the Job? Know Your Rights for Workman's Compensation

Injured on the Job? Know Your Rights for Workman's Compensation
Scaffolding accident on construction site With employees in this tough economy working longer hours with less staff there is a greater chance of getting injured on the job.  Workers have rights for injuries under the Workman’s Compensation Act that was established in the late 1920’s to limit the liability for employers on injured employees. It... Read more »