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Do You Support The Right To Choose Your Own Doctor?

HB 313 restores an injured worker’s choice to choose her treating physician.  The House Business and Labor Committee will be voting on this bill Friday, February 15, 2019. Contact the Committee and let them know you support the right to … Continue reading

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Labor Management Advisory Council (LMAC)

The Labor Management Advisory Council (LMAC) is meeting during the interim. The emphasis will likely be ways to improve safety in the workplace. The best way to lower work comp costs is to reduce the number of workplace injuries.  Get involved … Continue reading

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2017 Legislative Wrap

As usual, this legislative session saw many bills to restrict the rights of injured workers, and only one to help workers. None of the worst bills became law, thanks to Governor Steve Bullock. The only bill that would have helped … Continue reading

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2017 Montana Legislature Begins

2017 Montana Legislature The Montana Legislature is now in session.  For those that might think there is nothing more they can do to harm injured workers, think again.  This session, like all previous sessions the past 2+ decades will have … Continue reading

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Vilification Of The Comp Claimant

KUFM Commentary July 29, 2014 How often have you heard someone say something nasty about an injured worker? Was she accused of fraud? Did they suggest that she was faking her injury? Those are some of the insults facing injured workers … Continue reading

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LMAC Meeting July 22, 2015

The agenda is now available online for the July 22nd  Labor-Management Advisory Council meeting in Helena: http://www.mtlmac.com Please note:  The meeting will be held at the Best Western Great Northern Hotel in Helena. Agenda Labor-Management Advisory Council Tuesday, July 22, … Continue reading

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Subrogation – Another attempt to reduce what an injured worker can receive in Montana.

Subrogation – Another attempt to reduce what an injured worker can receive in Montana. Presented to Economic Affairs Interim Committee 7-15-2014 The choice you are facing with changing the subrogation law is quite stark and clear. Current law – individual case … Continue reading

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