“Even if it is more expensive,” declared State Sen. Julie Kushner (D-Danbury), “that’s the cost of doing business.”
Mention “workers’ compensation insurance” and most people think fraud, waste, expense or just roll their eyes. The real story, however, is far more profound.
The Reno-based company now provides workers' comp insurance to small businesses in 36 states, plus the District of Columbia.
Workers’ compensation cost employers $77.1 billion in 2011, an increase of 7.1 percent over 2010.
Business advocacy groups are reacting positively to reforms to workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Connecticut Business and Industry Association officials argue businesses shouldn't have to pay inflated medical prices for workers' compensation.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposed executive budget includes a minimum wage hike opposed by some business groups and unemployment and workers’ compensation program reforms intended to help both employers and workers.
Workers’ compensation insurance rates this year will decrease for New York employers for the first time in four years.
If Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s choice for labor commissioner seemed out of sync with his other senior administrative posts – economic development the primary...