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    Workers’ Compensation as Exclusive Remedy Resolution

    Workers’ Compensation as Exclusive Remedy Resolution Summary ALEC’s Workers’ Compensation as Exclusive Remedy Resolution reasserts the traditional no-fault principle upon which the system is based. Model Resolution {Title} WHEREAS, …

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    Workers’ Compensation Medical Records Disclosure Act

    Workers’ Compensation Medical Records Disclosure Act Summary Current legislative proposals to protect the privacy of individually identifiable financial and medical information severely restrict, or do not sufficiently address, the …

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    Workers’ Compensation Fraud Warning Act

    Workers’ Compensation Fraud Warning Act Summary The Workers’ Compensation Fraud Warning Act authorizes an insurer or self-insured employer to provide notice to an injured worker on or with a …

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    Truth in Damages Act

    Section 1. {Title} This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Truth in Damages Act. Section 2. {Definitions} The following words, as used in this Act, shall …

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    Elimination of Double Recoveries Act

    Summary  ALEC’s model Elimination of Double Recoveries Act allows the admission into evidence of proof of collateral source payments made or likely to be made as compensation for …

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    Health Savings Account Act

    Health Savings Account Act Summary A bill to permit the establishment and maintenance of health savings accounts; to provide penalties and remedies; to exempt contributions from taxation; and …

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    State of the State: Utah

    Few states in the nation can rival Utah’s commitment to fiscal responsibility and economic competitiveness. A lesser writer would even say that the Beehive State’s economy is buzzing. Utah’s consistent …

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    Occupational Board Reform Act

    A bill for an act relating to occupational regulations contrary to the Sherman (Antitrust) Act; establishing the state policy for the regulation of occupations, specifying criteria for government regulation to increase …

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    Supreme Court Set to Review Forced Union Contributions from Teachers

    Teachers’ unions, like other unions, spend a great deal of money engaging in explicitly political activity like lobbying legislators and supporting candidates. Teachers’ unions have so far represented the strongest political challenge to transformative education reform, such as charter schools, voucher programs and education savings accounts. Unfortunately, that clout is built, at least in part, on the forced contributions of teachers who do not necessarily agree with the actions of the unions.

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    Civil Justice

    The Civil Justice Task Force and its members are at the forefront of the efforts to restore fairness and predictability to the civil justice system. The Task Force has developed …

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    Right-to-Work Will Continue to Benefit Indiana’s Economy

    Update: Research and Legislative Analyst Ben Wilterdink recently appeared on the Tony Katz Radio Show to discuss this topic. Listen to his interview below, http://alec.org/docs/Ben-Wilterdink-Tony-Katz-11-7-14.mp3 …

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    Minimum Wages: Few Benefits, Many Consequences

    President Obama’s recent State of the Union address was the culmination of months of advocacy from Democrats and activists for a higher minimum wage. The President proposed a raise to …

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    Pension Reform: Polling and Millennials

    In the wake of public finance debacles like Detroit and important studies of the depth of the problem, the public is becoming aware of the national crisis facing state and …

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    An Act Providing for the Detection and Prevention of Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Improper Payments in State Government

    An Act Providing for the Detection and Prevention of Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Improper Payments in State Government Summary This Act would improve government …

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    Public Employee Freedom Act

    Public Employee Freedom Act Summary Excluded from National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), public employees are subject to state and local laws governing collective bargaining. Many of these laws are …

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    Employee Online Privacy Act

    Employee Online Privacy Act – as amended  Summary Job applicants and employees are increasingly using online accounts for their personal communication and social networking.  Potential and actual employers should …

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    Defined-Contribution Pension Reform Act

    Defined-Contribution Pension Reform Act Intent Section   The Legislature finds that the defined-benefit model of retirement benefits for state and municipal employees is not fiscally sustainable. It is the …

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    Asbestos Claims Transparency Act

    Asbestos Claims Transparency Act Model Policy Title __ of the [   ] Code is amended by adding Chapter ___ to read …

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    Resolution on the Federal Employer’s Liability Act

    Resolution on the Federal Employer’s Liability Act Summary ALEC’s model Resolution on the Federal Employer’s Liability Act calls for Congress to repeal the Federal …

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    The Employer Standing Act

    The Employer Standing Act Summary The Employer Standing Act gives employers legal standing before the appropriate board or commission to dispose of a workers’ …