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Statement on Workers' Compensation: Recent Developments and the Relationship with Social Security Disability Insurance

Type: 
Miscellaneous

 

This statement provides an overview of the history of the workers’ compensation system, chronicling recent developments within the system and examining legislative trends that have reduced benefits for injured workers. The statement analyzes the relationship between the workers’ compensation system and the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, including the coordination of benefits, and discusses the possible shifting of costs from workers’ compensation to SSDI.

Source: Burton, Jr., John F., Statement to the House, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections of the Committee on Education and Labor. Workers' Compensation: Recent Developments and the Relationship with Social Security Disability Insurance, Hearing, November 17, 2010.  

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