The Workers Compensation topics will be open for public hearing on February 26, 2009 Thursday. An IW has cosponsored No. 5249 TIMELY MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR INJURED WORKERS and she will be there testifying. Last year we had three IW's testifying. With HR 635 in the works, this is our year to speak up.
Location is the Legislative Office Building (LOB) Capitol Ave. Hartford, CT next to the Armory -Broad St. and across from State Capitol. The Time and Room # have not yet been assigned. Here are the bills I could find:
WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND REHABILITATIVE THERAPY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE WITNESSED A COLLEAGUE'S DEATH.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE.To improve access to health care for people who have pending cases with the Workers' Compensation Commission.
WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND THE WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY OPERATOR CERTIFICATION. To create a retroactive exception in the wastewater operator certification for workers receiving workers' compensation during the certification training.
No. 5249 TIMELY MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR INJURED WORKERS. http://www.cga.ct.gov/2009/TOB/H/200...249-R00-HB.htm
TIMELY NOTICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES. To provide the Department of Administrative Services timely notice of workers' compensation claims against the state and allowing for the state to contest claims when necessary.
No. 6192 WORKERS' COMPENSATION PRESUMPTIONS FOR METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.
No. 6194 ADDITIONAL WORKERS' COMPENSATION PRESUMPTIONS FOR FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS AND EMERGENCY RESCUE WORKERS.