Category: Legislation & Policy

December 18, 2022
Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation Publishes Biennial Report to Legislature

This report contains a high level report on the status of the Texas workers’ comp system.

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November 14, 2022
Midterm Marijuana Legalization

Maryland and Missouri voters pass recreational legalization.

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August 22, 2022
Federal Bill Could Settle Worker Classification Debate for Gig Workers

If enacted, this bill would create an exemption where gig workers do not receive employee benefits.

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June 21, 2022
Rhode Island Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

A total of 19 states now allow for recreational marijuana in adults aged 21 and older.

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March 25, 2022
First Responder PTSD Bills Return to the Forefront

After a drop in activity due to the pandemic, five states are now considering legislation.

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February 18, 2022
Marijuana: States Move Forward Medically and Recreationally, But Oppose Reimbursement in Comp

Since the start of 2022, at least 10 states are considering some form of marijuana legislation.

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December 17, 2021
Federal Judges Try to Block Vaccine Mandates

Rulings from U.S. District Courts have impeded vaccine requirements among certain workers.

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September 21, 2021
White House Issues Vaccine Mandate

All federal employees are impacted, as are companies with 100 or more employees.

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July 2, 2021
More Recreational Marijuana Legalization, More Positive Workplace Drug Tests

Connecticut legalizes recreational use, and NCCI expects even more states to follow suit.

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June 3, 2021
Mental Health Injuries Gain Momentum in Workers’ Comp

Corrections officers in Nebraska benefit from a new law; will healthcare workers in Connecticut join them?

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