Worker's Compensation Advisory Council
Room 328NW, State Capitol
Madison, WI
 January 29, 2001

11:00 a.m.
AGENDA

  Agenda Item Lead
1. Call to order Judy Norman-Nunnery
2. Introductions and comments Judy Norman-Nunnery
 
DWD Secretary
WCD Deputy Administrator
Medical Society Liaison
Jennifer Reinert
John Conway
Alice O’Connor
3. Review and approval of meeting minutes Judy Norman-Nunnery
4. Department updates Judy Norman-Nunnery
 
Biennial budget update
Status report on options for safety investigations
Follow-up on privacy issues in the Insurers’ Pending Report System
Judy Norman-Nunnery John Conway

Arlys Nilles

5. Legislative updates Richard Smith
 
Briefing with Senator Hansen and Representative Hundertmark
Changes to DWD administrative rule 80.67 – Insurer’s Name Change
 
6. Federal updates  
 
Medical privacy law
Ergonomics standards
Jodi Connors/Don Grassl
Labor/Management
7. Meetings for the "agreed bill " process Judy Norman-Nunnery
 
Monthly meeting from February to May
 
8. Other business  
9. General information  
 
WCRI Research Briefs
"Predictors of multiple worker’s compensation claims in Wisconsin" and "Workers’ compensation and the changing age of the workforce"
State Journal Article
"Two views on OHSA’s ergonomics regulation"
Legislator’s Inquiry
Rep. Kedzie for claimant with causation issue
 
10. Adjourn   

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NOTE:  THE EMPLOYER MEMBERS AND THE EMPLOYEE MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL MAY GO INTO SEPARATE CLOSED SESSIONS AT ANY TIME DURING THE MEETING TO DELIBERATE THE ACTION AND/OR DISCUSSION ITEMS PURSUANT TO WIS. STAT. Sec 19.85(1)(eg).