Legislature doesn't much like that either, in that management calls the shots on such issues. Today, John Brummett writes again
about an issue we've discussed -- the lack of a death benefit
for workers killed on the job when they have no dependents. It deprived benefits for parents of a young man killed by a faultily rigged woodchipper in a Deltic Timber
mill. Sen. Shane Broadway
would provide a $50,000 benefit, since the workers comp system prevents lawsuits in such cases. He doesn't stand a chance against the bosses.