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Workers Comp "Reform" & The CA Senate AB 863 Debate and Vote
by repost
Sunday Sep 2nd, 2012 1:53 PM
This is the short debate and vote on SB 863 which is a blatant attack on injured workers in California. No injured workers groups are supporting it but the Angie Wei, Legislative Director of the AFL-CIO and Art Pulaski, Secretary Treasurer are supporting this anti-labor bill
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Workers Comp "Reform" & The CA Senate AB 863 Debate and Vote
On August 31, 2012, the California Senate had a debate and vote on the
so called "reform" of the Workers Compensation bill. No injured workers
groups on California were supporting the "reforms" which will harm many
seriously injured workers who can no longer return to work. The bill was
pushed through in the last week of the California legislative session without
offering injured workers the right to voice their concerns.The bill was
supported by the California AFL-CIO, the insurance industry, Governor
Brown and the Democrats and Republicans.
California Coalition For Workers Memorial Day
http://www.workersmemorialday.org
§Stop Terrorizing Injured Workers
by repost Sunday Sep 2nd, 2012 1:53 PM

Injured workers are facing constant attacks from the insurance industry, bosses and now the leadership of the California AFL-CIO.
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Governor Brown, Assembly Leader Pérez, Senate leader Steinberg pushed the workers comp deal through with the support of the California AFL-CIO. The insurance industry lauded it since it was paid for by cutting benefits for injured workers.