AR - Chief Comp Judge Surges in Fundraising for Supreme Court Spot
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Arkansas' chief workers' compensation judge is in a tight race for an open seat on the state Supreme Court, a spot that will be decided in less than two weeks.
Barbara Webb, who has been with the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission for almost 13 years, faces Circuit Court Judge Morgan “Chip” Welch in the March 3 e...
NJ - Bill Would Provide Portable Benefits to Gig Workers — at a Cost to Employers
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A bill now in a Senate committee would provide portable benefits, including workers' compensation coverage, under a plan not unlike New York's Black Car Fund or federal Social Security.
Senate Bill 943, sponsored by Sen. Troy Singleton, D-Palmyra, would require “gig economy” companies that contract with 50 or more workers, such...