The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America defended the state workers' compensation system
and said the report's assessment of how workers' compensation works was inaccurate.
This is not meant to encourage constant change and meddling with the compensation system
. In fact, compensation systems
and criteria should occur no more frequently than every three years.
It is little wonder that conflicts presented by the losses, the double-binds and the adversarial nature of the workers' compensation system
result in an increase in somatic complaints.
"If you've read the ProPublica articles, you'll see there are a lot of folks who think the current workers' compensation system
is inadequate--that the benefit levels are not up to par, that the compensability standards are not sufficient," Burton said.
Many CEOs recognize an equity-based compensation system
's ability to unleash the power of re-engineering, but they fear losing control of corporate governance.
Did the workers' compensation system
provide them with equitable compensation?
Congress never gave this authority to OSHA and, in fact, intended to leave it to the state legislatures, as clearly outlined in language adopted in 1970, when the push to federalize the workers' compensation system
was the strongest.
But employers and insurers think it could have an unintended impact on state and federal workers' compensation systems
The best results occur when policymakers and teachers work together to reform the compensation system
. Few districts have been able to successfully implement and maintain alternative compensation systems