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Workmen's Compensation Reform (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-05-21

Duration: 00:02:48

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1982 | LEGISLATION | WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION | Workers' compensation | REFORM BILLS | Louisiana Association of Business and Industry | Louisiana AFL-CIO | Labor


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Koch, Johnny Speaker
  • Steimel, Ed Speaker
  • Herman, Russ Speaker
  • Avant, Jack Speaker


This segment from the May 21, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on a House Labor and Industry Committee hearing on a workmen’s compensation reform bill sponsored by the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI). The bill creates a state division to monitor the workmen’s compensation program and settle claims. The Louisiana AFL-CIO testified against the bill. Host: Beth George