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Resource ID: #12767
Subject: Employment
Source: Gazette (Charleston, W.Va.)



The Gazette exposes the roots of the West Virginia Workers' Compensation fund's $1.5 billion deficit, showing how incompetent record keeping allowed employers, especially coal companies, to run up hundreds of millions of dollars in delinquent payments. Small companies, either bankrupt or out of business, account for more than 80 percent of all coal-industry debt. (March 5 - Dec. 31, 1995)

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