Mich Republicans to use “imaginary wages” and “imaginary pensions” to reduce workers’ compensation benefits
You have to hand it to the Republicans in the Michigan legislature. Just when you think it’s not possible for them to kick the 99% in the face any more ruthlessly, they go and prove you wrong. Their current targets are workers who are injured on the job and the creative ways they are coming up with the reduce workers’ compensation benefits will stagger your mind.
So far this year the legislature has passed bills to raise your taxes and tax your pensions…now they want to take away money you don’t even have!
House Bill 5002, passed by the House and now in Senate Committee, would cut worker compensation benefits by wages you don’t earn at a job you don’t have.…