Accidents have plagued Wyoming coal mines since territorial times, when mines lacked many of the safety features required in today’s mines.
With no data to back up the claims, Wyoming lawmakers are convinced that workers are bilking workers comp and unemployment programs.
Kerry Drake writes that legislation proposed by state representatives is aggressively anti-labor, but the lack of collected outrage isn't surprising.
Did you know; of Wyoming's 18,228 employers 1,212 of them are delinquent on their Wyoming Workers' Compensation premiums — to the tune of $943,498.73, according to state officials? That’s 6.6 percent of Wyoming’s employers who pay into Wyoming Workers’ Compensation — delinquent.