Friday Phone Briefing
2012 Week 4: Workers' Compensation and Workplace Bullying
Kris Tefft, AWB general counsel and government affairs director, reviews attempts to change last year's landmark workers' compensation legislation. Also, Tefft discuses workplace bullying and other human resource legislation that could have a big impact on employers.
Amber Carter, AWB government affairs director, gives updates on the state budget, including proposed taxes and fees that would be used to close the roughly $1.5 billion deficit. Carter also discusses various tax policy legislation including the governor's tax simplification legislation. Finally, Carter discusses transportation issues, including increases in licensing fees.