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Court ruling a victory for gay couples

...documentation that Harris was Fadely's wife.Lambda Legal, representing Harris, filed papers with the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board in September 2012, challenging the constitutionality of the denial of benefits. In March 2013, the board...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/court-ruling-victory-gay-couples
State
Officials target mid-2015 for workers' comp changes

...Committee, an advisory group to the state Workers' Compensation Board that has been inactive in recent years, Monagle...Development, and would be adopted by the state Workers' Compensation Board.The current procedure is for medical providers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-27/officials-target-mid-2015-workers-comp-
State
House approves workers' compensation changes

...Committee, an advisory body to the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board.The Commissioner of Labor and Workforce Development...decision on the conversion factor made by the workers' compensation board. ? Tim Bradner is a reporter for the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/house-approves-workers-compensation-cha
State | AK legislature
Workers comp board seeks to reduce costs

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Workers' Compensation board sought public input on rising costs in the last week.Board members held meetings in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai and Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-24/workers-comp-board-seeks-reduce-costs
State
New workers' comp statute likely to see court challenge

...final court, not the initial appellate court." Deputy Attorney General Scott Nordstrand said the state's Workers' Compensation Board which now decides claims also is appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Legislature. He said the appeals...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053005/sta_20050530002.shtml
News
Fight worker's comp change

...receive a fair decision. No longer will injured workers and businesses have the right to appeal decisions of the Workers' Compensation board to a superior court judge. This new in-house appeals commission will do the job instead. They will not...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061704/let_workerscomp.shtml
Opinion
My turn: Alaska needs workers' compensation reform now

...faster, more consistent decisions of appeals. Resolve disputes faster and more easily by removing the full Workers' Compensation Board from the settlement process; letting some injured workers opt for cash instead of retraining benefits; and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041305/opi_20050413024.shtml
Opinion
Court sides with guard in workers' comp dispute

...psychological health problems from the 1994 confrontation. The court referred the case back to the state's Workers' Compensation Board to decide if the injury's damage was temporary or permanent. If the board decides the damage was long-lasting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112409/sta_528418854.shtml
Austin named to workers compensation board

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed Brad Austin to the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board. The board hears and resolves disputed benefits claims, and oversees the Workers' Compensation system. Austin is the training...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100410/sta_715713463.shtml
News
Juneau residents receive statewide appointments

...older Alaskans. Charles M. "Chuck" Collins was appointed to a seat representing industry on the Alaska Workers' Compensation Board Collins has been branch manager for Key Bank in Juneau since 2009. He worked as interim executive director...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061810/loc_655824214.shtml
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