The legislation now pending before the NJ Assembly would permit reinstatement of NJ Judges of Workers Compensation into the state pension system (A1032 3R). A similar bill has already passed the NJ Senate (S758 3R) on February 19, 2021 (29-5-5).
Politico reported, “The bill to readmit workers compensation judges to the pension system, NJ S758 (20R), which passed the Senate, 29-5, in February and awaits action in the full Assembly, is somewhat less controversial. According to OLS, the roughly $4.5 million annual cost would fall on the Second Injury Fund, which would be funded by increased assessments on workers’ comp insurance.
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Jon L. Gelman of Wayne NJ is the author of NJ Workers’ Compensation Law (Thomson-Reuters) and co-author of the national treatise, Modern Workers’ Compensation Law (Thomson-Reuters). For over 4 decades the Law Offices of Jon L Gelman 1.973.696.7900 email@example.com has been representing injured workers and their families who have suffered occupational accidents and illnesses.
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