State of the States, July 2

Injured workers in NJWhat's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

This week's legislative wrap-up contains updates including:

  • In Virginia, the COVID-19 presumption passed in spring went into effect on July 1, allowing healthcare workers and first responders affected by COVID to be eligible for workers' compensation benefits.
  • The Michigan House passed a bill designed to make the existing COVID-19 presumption more accessible to injured workers who file workers' compensation claims related to COVID.
  • A new bill in New Jersey would, if signed by the Governor, require certain businesses employing at least 50 people to provide a hiring preference to injured workers who cannot return to their previous position.

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This edition includes updates on Arizona and Illinois.  

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