Friday, December 11, 2009

School Chief Eyes Outstanding Workers' Comp Cases

The Westbrook School Department has put pressure on
its insurance administrator to close more than half of its 19 open worker's
compensation claims, some dating back to the 1990s. Superintendent Reza Namin,
who started taking a close look at the department's budget this year, said he
was surprised to find how many open claims there were and wondered why they
hadn't been more effectively managed. Human Resources Director Kristy Gould
agreed. "I was surprised," she said. "Those are worrisome, to see large
- John C.L. Morgan

Related: City, School Department Talk About Sharing Finance Director (November 30, 2009)

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