Issues and Innovations in Wage-Replacement Benefits

Powerpoints and transcript of presentations made during Session II, “Issues and Innovations in Wage-Replacement Benefits” at the NASI symposium, Health and Income Security for Injured Workers: Key Policy Issues, October 12-13, 2006 in Washington, DC

How Adequately Do Benefits Replace Lost Wages for Injured Workers?

Allan Hunt, Assistant Executive Director, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

New Empirical Methods to Tie Partial Disability Benefits to Lost Wages

Robert Reville, Director, Institute for Civil Justice, RAND

Angie Wei, Legislative Director, California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO

Bill Zachry, Vice President, Corporate Workers’ Compensation, Safeway, Inc.