Tag: Worker's Compensation

Woman Injured While Having Sex Files Workers Compensation Claim

Woman Injured While Having Sex Files Workers Compensation Claim
Here’s a story printed in the Toronto Star I thought worth sharing.  It seems there was a woman in Australia that says she is entitled to workers compensation after getting injured while having sex in her hotel room with an acquaintance on a business trip! She claims she has sustained psychiatric injury, as well as... Read more »

Illinois Injured Worker's Rights in Jeopardy

Illinois Injured Worker's Rights in Jeopardy
The Illinois legislators are working on a Worker’s Compensation Bill that may severely limit worker’s rights to collect worker’s compensation benefits.  They have until Tuesday, May 31st to pass a Bill.  A number of potential Bills have been discussed, from eliminating the “Commission” where the comp cases are tried and sending them to the Circuit... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 Workers About to Lose Rights: Illinois Legislators to Vote on Sunday

Illinois Legislators continue to push through a Worker’s Compensation Bill that will strip injured workers of their rights.  The Bill is set to be voted on Sunday by the Lame Duck Illinois Lawmakers on Sunday, in what will be devastating for injured workers. The new Worker’s Compensation Bill will greatly limit the amount collected on... Read more »
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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 »