Conn. lawmakers consider bill for expanded workers' comp coverage

03/3/2013 | Insurance Journal

The Connecticut General Assembly is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a measure that would require workers' compensation coverage for the treatment of work-related mental illnesses, House Speaker Brendan Sharkey says. Lawmakers also are considering a special fund for workers who suffered mental trauma from the Newtown school shooting. The proposal would create "some equity in the workers' compensation system," state Sen. Cathy Osten.

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