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.
Last week, the Michigan Chamber testified before the House Commerce Committee on a crisis facing the self-insured workers' compensation system in Michigan.
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.
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: