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New Year Means Missouri Wage Hike, Business Tax Cut

Wages will rise for Missouri’s low-income workers and taxes will fall for some corporations as a result of laws taking effect with the new year.


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Second Injury Fund Compromise Sent to Gov. Nixon

“We haven’t run from it, we’ve embraced it and it’s been a heavy lift,” House Speaker Tim Jones said.


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Missouri Senate to Debate Future of Disability Fund

The state’s Second Injury Fund has a deficit of about $25 million that is expected to keep growing.



Second Injury Fund Poses Multi-Million Dollar Liability

The Second Injury Fund provides payments to workers who are injured at work and, because of the combination of that injury with a prior injury become partially or totally permanently disabled.


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MO Lawmakers Seek to Reform Failing Second Injury Fund

Missouri’s Second Injury Fund owes far more in claims than it has, so now lawmakers are trying to solve the problem.


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Insolvent Second Injury Fund Faces Possible Bankruptcy

The fund pays claims for workers who return to work after being hurt once, only to be hurt again.


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Bill Limiting Employee Lawsuits Moves Forward

Employee’s may soon face restrictions on how much they can receive in damages from a workplace injury.


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