Posts tagged "workmen's compensation"

Illinois Legislators Revoking Worker's Rights to Pay for Record Debts?

One thing for sure, is the State of Illinois legislators are proficient at spending taxpayer’s money, without cutting the fat in the government!  This pattern of record spending with no attention given to thoughtful cost cutting of benefits and services in  Illinois has lead to a record deficient, as both Democrats and Republicans in our... Read more »

Workers To Lose More Employee Benefits: Illinois Worker's Compensation in Jeopardy

The Illinois State Legislative is in session working on a new Bill that would take away the rights and benefits for an injured worker.  If passed, it would greatly reduce the ability for an injured worker in Illinois to collect worker’s compensation, by instituting rules that only benefit the insurance companies. Again, our policy makers... Read more »

How Long Is Too Long for Unemployment Benefits?

How Long Is Too Long for Unemployment Benefits?
The extended unemployment compensation benefits for 2 million people is set to expire at the end of the month as Congress contemplates whether to extend unemployment benefits past the current maximum of 99 weeks. House Democrats have introduced legislation that will extend unemployment benefits for other 3 months.  It is not clear whether the Bill... Read more »
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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 »