New legal developments related to the workers’ compensation system are affecting two important New Mexico industries – in precisely opposite ways, for precisely opposite reasons.
Before this discussion continues, let me jump ahead to a conclusion, lest the reader assume I am a heartless, anti-worker lackey of management.
In America, people who get hurt at work should be well and compassionately taken care of, without anybody needing to sue anybody.
The question is whether workers’ compensation is the right delivery system.
Some farm workers want coverage.