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Workers' comp system reform could boost growth in Oklahoma

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: January 9, 2013
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Which brings us back to Oklahoma and workers' comp. Being business-friendly isn't solely about recruiting employers from other states. It's more about keeping Oklahoma employers in the black, helping them to thrive rather than go out of business — or move to Texas.

We can't say if a comp system fix will lead to an influx of new businesses. But we can say that employers with a long history here will finally get relief from an onerous system that not only costs too much but doesn't always serve the needs of injured workers.

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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