Demolition of Workers Compensation in the U.S.A

Here is a report from south of the border.  In some things, its good to be 10 years behind the States.  Unfortunately, our provincial governments are trending in the same direction.

Here is a link to a study released today by ProPublica, an independent investigative news group in the U.S.   It is a summary of a state by state study of changes to workers compensation 2000-2014.  They conclude that there has been a systematic and purposeful dismantling of the compensation system by employers and conservative politicians,  mostly at the expense of the most seriously disabled workers.   

It combines a “big picture” analysis with personal stories.   It is an important document, naming what has happened over the last 10-15 years  and even though we know it all too well, it is still shocking.   

Ontario Doesn’t have to go this route.

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