Schwarzenegger Slaps Down Workers’ Comp Bills

California’s employers got a big boost from a powerful ally, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, when it came to killing bills this year that sought to boost benefits and make other changes in the state’s program for injured workers. Business groups denounced Perata’s bill as a potential hit on companies that lobbied hard for the 2004 overhaul. The California Chamber of Commerce deemed it a “job killer.” Read More. (Los Angeles Times 10/03/08)

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