New Year Means Missouri Wage Hike, Business Tax CutWages 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.
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.
Missouri Senate to Debate Future of Disability FundThe 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 LiabilityThe 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.
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.
Insolvent Second Injury Fund Faces Possible BankruptcyThe fund pays claims for workers who return to work after being hurt once, only to be hurt again.
Bill Limiting Employee Lawsuits Moves ForwardEmployee's may soon face restrictions on how much they can receive in damages from a workplace injury.