workers' compensation

House Passes Bills Tackling Unprecedented Liability Facing Work Comp System, Self-Insured Employers

The Michigan House has passed a package of bills to address a crisis facing the self-insured workers’ compensation system in Michigan as a result of the Delphi bankruptcy. Amendments adopted on the floor of the Michigan House will further reduce the exposure of self-insured employers in Michigan and help mitigate costs.

Michigan Chamber Praises House, Senate and Governor for Reforming Work Comp Law

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today praised Rep. Bradford Jacobsen (R-Oxford), House and Senate lawmakers, and Gov. Rick Snyder for their hard work to implement much-needed reform in Michigan’s Worker’s Compensation system. This Chamber-backed legislation, signed by the governor today, addresses much needed systemic reforms and is a fair compromise bill, balancing the needs of injured workers and employers who finance the system. 

House Commerce Committee Approves Workers' Compensation Reforms

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today praised actions by the members of the House Commerce Committee for approving changes to the Workers’ Compensation law. Michigan Chamber Director of Health Policy & Human Resources Wendy Block offered the following statement on the committee approval of House Bill 5002: