Worker's Compensation and OSHA: Are Both Necessary? Mixon, Franklin G

The president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees us leading the line of union lobbyists to Capitol Hill to push for congressional passage of
S. 1622/H.R. 3160, a companion bill that would extend coverage under the Occupational Safety and Health Reform Act to public sector workers. The author of this article not only questions the need to expand coverage of the act to the public sector, but observes that properly administered worker compensation programs at the state level can make the act itself redundant.