I don’t know of a lot of small businesses in Washington who can afford to see their premiums go up by 28%:
As written, I-1082 would virtually eliminate oversight of workers’ compensation claims, leaving injured workers in the lurch. I-1082 is also a terrible hit on small business owners — increasing their tax burden at a time when many are barely hanging on. This is the wrong time and the wrong economy to force businesses to shoulder the entire burden of higher industrial insurance premiums.
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That is just one of many reasons to vote no on I-1082.