West Virginia Lawmakers Approvt $8.5B for Pensions, Workers' Comp
- WC Softening, But Underwriters Still Rule. Tuckey, Steven // Claims;Apr2005, Vol. 53 Issue 4, pS-4
Reports on the changes being considered by U.S. states to reform the workers' compensation system. Changes made to a compensation law in Tennessee; Components of a reform package proposed in Texas; Decrease in workers' compensation premiums predicted by Democratic Governor Joe Manchin for 2006.
- WORKERS' COMP RELIEF KICKS IN WITH BILL SIGNING. // Coal Age;Mar2005, Vol. 110 Issue 3, p17
Reports that a worker's compensation measure was signed into law by West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin which cuts premiums and privatizes the program for injured employees to attract business. Reasons of lawmakers for approving Manchin's plan; Benefits of the law to businesses; Increase in the...
- West Virginia's Ultrasound Option Bill Now Law. // National Right to Life News;Jun/Jul2010, Vol. 37 Issue 6/7, p9
The article announces that pro-life West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin has signed the Ultrasound Option Bill into law on May 17, 2010, making West Virginia the 20th state to pass ultrasound legislation in the U.S.
- West Virginia Gov. Manchin Looks To Surplus to Help Teachers' Pensions. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;3/2/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32330, p34
The article reports that West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin III has been lobbying state legislators to approve his proposal of diverting $300 million in surplus revenue to increase the state's underfunded teacher pension plan. The teacher pension, which has a liability of about $5 billion, is...
- West Virginia Could Create New DB Plan. Giardina, Michael // Investment Management Weekly;11/20/2009, p3
The article reports on the possibility of the formation of a new retirement system in West Virginia in 2009. The proposed Senate 4007 or the Huntington Plan would reportedly create the West Virginia Police Officers and Firefighters Retirement System (OFRS) as well as help cities in the state...
- Comp timeout. Sanders, Bob // New Hampshire Business Review;1/27/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p5
The article reports that the New Hampshire Senate did not approve a bill that eliminate a worker's compensation fund for the disabled.
- Alliance Says W.C. Bill Signed By Gov. Davis Making 'Significant' Strides In Improving Worker's Safety. // Insurance Advocate;2/25/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 8, p27
Comments on a workers compensation reform bill signed by California Governor Gray Davis.
- Kansas Legislative Bill That Would Modify Exclusive Remedy W.C. Standard Is Criticized By Coalition. // Insurance Advocate;02/19/2000, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p11
Reports that a Kansas legislative bill which would modify the the workers' compensation exclusive remedy rule is being opposed by a coalition of several state employers. Arguments from the supporters of the legislation; Insurance associations that are members of the coalition; Basic premise of...
- W.C. Rating Board Says Bills To Increase Indemnity Benefits Will Cost Employers $2.6 B over 5 Years. // Insurance Advocate;03/04/2000, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p42
Explains how a legislative bill for workers' compensation benefits in California will affect the employers. Estimated rate increase the bill would give; Cost over five years estimated by the Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau; Highlights on the bill.