Higher Workers Comp Benefits Adds Business Costs

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After years of a high-flying economic recovery, California was moving towards a recession. That was before September 11. Now, The Los Angeles Business Journal reports that, "pink slips are beginning to pile up all over." Today, a bill was passed increasing Workers Compensation benefits from 230 to 330 dollars a week. With unemployment numbers increasing and a recession imminent, experts on California economy and business explain what impact this bill might have.
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Host:
Warren Olney

Producer:
Frances Anderton