BELLEVILLE, Ill. –(ENEWSPF)--July 29, 2016. Reforms to the workers’ compensation system passed in 2011 have contributed to a significant decrease in recommended insurance rates and should help Illinois employers reduce costs and compete with businesses in neighboring states said state Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea. Advisory rates released this week by a national rating organization noted large reductions in Illinois’ workers’ compensation costs in the years since 2011, when the General Assembly enacted a significant reform package.
“Democrats and Republicans want to see lower costs for employers and cuts to waste and fraud in the system. This recommendation of . . .