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It would likely take insurance from millions, but conservatives are already protesting.

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By RYLAND BARTON

A bill that would limit workers’ compensation benefits has been paused after passing the state House of Representatives last week.

They vacated an Obama executive order that would have punished federal contractors that rip off or endanger employees.

By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Think phone calls to legislators don’t make a difference?

Think again, says Liles Taylor, political coordinator for the Kentucky State AFL-CIO.

By BILL LONDRIGAN

President, Kentucky State AFL-CIO

The Kentucky Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee will put HB 296, Workers Compensation changes, on its agenda TODAY.

This bill seeks to cut benefits to working people receiving workers’ compensation benefits. I'm asking you to call your state senator now, before the hearing, to defend these benefits and affected workers--current and future.