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Colorado Amendment 69 Would Set Up Single Payer System

By |2016-09-26T18:18:09+00:00March 19th, 2016|Categories: Workers' Compensation, Workforce Issues|

According to some recent polling in Colorado it appears that Colorado Amendment 69, which would increase employer paid payroll taxes to establish a new state single payer system, has substantial support and it could pass as an initiative in Colorado. In addition to the increased payroll tax that it would impose, passage would raise questions about [...]

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President Signs Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 – Includes 5 Year WOTC Expansion and Special Treatment of Motion Picture Projects

By |2016-01-01T19:47:53+00:00December 21st, 2015|Categories: Unemployment Insurance, Workers' Compensation, Workforce Issues|

On Friday, December 18, 2015, the President signed into law H.R. 2029 – the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016,” which provides fiscal year 2016 full-year appropriations through September 30, 2016 for all agencies. See text at https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-114hr2029enr/pdf/BILLS-114hr2029enr.pdf. The Act included two provisions of note related to unemployment compensation or workers’ compensation. Workforce Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Extension [...]

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CACI Board Opposes $25 billion Universal Health Care Amendment

By |2016-03-21T14:44:21+00:00November 19th, 2015|Categories: Workers' Compensation, Workforce Issues|

Denver, Colo.--The CACI Board of Directors this week voted to oppose Amendment 69, a ballot initiative that would create a state governmental universal health-care system that would mandate $25 billion in new taxes on workers, employers and taxpayers in its first full year of implementation. The system would be called ColoradoCare.  Amendment 69 has been approved [...]

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North Carolina Chamber Foundation Releases Workforce Review and Reform Options

By |2014-05-12T16:51:31+00:00May 8th, 2014|Categories: Workforce Issues|

Download Full Report The North Carolina Chamber of Commerce Foundation on May 8th released a “white paper” review of the state’s workforce system with a list of 13 options for reform.  Governor McCrory, the North Carolina Workforce Commission, and the North Carolina Department of Commerce have already initiated a series of administrative reforms. The White Paper [...]

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