COMP WATCH '04Problems in New York's workers' compensation system have made comp costs here among the nation's highest. The Business Council has published a new series of reports documenting the case for Workers' Comp Reform:
- Issue #1: When
does your business say ‘Enough is enough?'
This report outlines the causes of New York's above-average workers' comp costs.
- Issue #2: Durational
limits: Ample benefits and sufficient time to retrain
This report shows why New York must limit the duration of benefits now offered for a lifetime.
- Issue #3: Objective Medical Guidelines: A fair assessment for everyone
This reports outlines New York's system for evaluating an injured employee.
- Issue #4: Scheduled comp payments: a wage replacement, not a supplement
This report shows why New York must reform scheduled awards after an employee returns to work.
Issue #5: Social
Security and Pension Offsets: A Money-Saving, Fraud-Busting
This report shows why New York must reform comp awards to account for Social Security and pension benefits.
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