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Bill Filed to Prevent Retroactive Application of Concurrent Wage Ruling

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 | 458 | 0 | 0 min read

A Republican lawmaker and 26 co-sponsors have introduced a bill that would limit the impact of a Supreme Court decision last year that holds employers liable for disability benefits based on all of the part-time jobs an injured worker held at the time of the injury. Rep. David Anderson House Bill 1084 states that it was not the intent of the Legislature to hold employers accountable for lost wages from concurrent employment before the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Wheeler v. Cinna Baker on May 5, 2015. However, the bill would hold employers accountable for lost wages from a worke...

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