In national news:

The latest piece in NPR/ProPublica’s ongoing “Insult to Injury” special series on workers’ comp focuses again on opt-out. The article tells the story of Kevin Schiller, a building engineer for Macy’s who suffered a traumatic brain injury and now lives on Social Security, as a frame to critique Bill Minick’s opt-out plan support company PartnerSource. In particular, the investigation takes aim at Minick’s reliance on ERISA to make his sales pitch to employers.

Read or listen to the report here.

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