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West Virginia: Weirton OKs contract with workers’ comp firm
Weirton, West Virginia councilmenbers approved a contract for the city’s workers compensation insurance coverage for the next year as part of a series of special meetings held Wednesday morning. Herald-Star (Steubenville, Ohio)
U.S. Supreme Court will not hear cases on workers’ comp for pot
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to take up two cases involving two Minnesota employees who were injured on the job and petitioned to have their medical cannabis bills paid for through workers’ compensation. The cases would have had major consequences for companies facing workers’ compensation claims for medical cannabis. The Paper
New Jersey workers’ comp webinar to be hosted by Elizabeth Public Library
The Elizabeth Public Library will be hosting a webinar by attorney Patricia R. Carley about workers’ compensation on July 19, as part of the library’s information webinar series. TAPintoElizabeth