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Washington State Should Partner with Injured Workers, Not Pay Them Off

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This article advocates against a Washington State proposal for “compromise-and-release” lump sum buyouts, identifying them as cost-shifting measures that harm injured workers. The article cites recent state legislation that will improve the workers’ compensation system and stresses the importance of partnering with injured workers.

Source: Tami Green. Washington State Should Partner with Injured Workers, Not Pay Them Off. The Seattle Times. March 28, 2011.

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