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Focus (Money: Workmen's Compensation) #583648

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 18, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jeff Madrick) Problems with workmen's compensation, designed to help employees who are hurt on the job, examined; case of the Ruiz Construction Company of San Francisco cited as an example. [Contractor Tony RUIZ, Rutgers professor John BURTON - cite need for reform.] Map shown of states having cutbacks in, revisions of and reforms in workmen's compensation. [Business consultant Jeffrey KESSLER - comments.] [Fabrico Company Ivan FISHMAN, Governor Pete WILSON - complain about the system.] Need for federal standards for workmen's compensation in order to control the crisis in the state systems noted.

Madrick, Jeff;
Utley, Garrick

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