Lawmakers considered bills this session that were intended to encourage workforce development and adjust workers’ compensation benefits.Read more
A bill that would require employers to cover the cost of a second medical opinion for employees’ work-related injuries was bracketed March 6, making it unlikely to be debated again this session.Read more
Employees injured on the job would be entitled to a second free medical opinion under a bill heard by the Business and Labor Committee Jan. 23.Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 10 to introduce new bills.
Among the 67 bills introduced were:
LB167, sponsored by Crete Sen. Laura Ebke, which would include cannabidiol as a Schedule V controlled substance;Read more