WSI, lawmakers consider boosting workers’ benefits
Published 08/29/2008, The Jamestown Sun
Workforce Safety and Insurance is considering several increases in workers’ benefits, including aid for job searching and a doubling of death benefits paid to workers’ survivors. In addition, a legislative leader is proposing bills that he said will make several WSI laws more fair. The 2009 Legislature would have to approve the proposed changes. WSI’s board heard the proposals during its meeting Thursday but didn’t take action.Word count: 479
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