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workers' comp

Workers' comp 'option' under fire

Oklahoma’s controversial law on opt-out plans is ruled unconstitutional, but the final word is yet to come
An Oklahoma law allowing employers the option to “opt out” of traditional workers’ compensation was ruled unconstitutional. But the fight is far from over, and a decision in the state’s Supreme Court could set a precedent for the rest of the nation.
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Gov. Kate Brown

Paid sick leave becomes law in Oregon

Salem, OR – Oregon will soon become the fourth state in the nation to guarantee paid sick leave for workers, under a bill signed into law June 22 by Gov. Kate Brown (D).
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