NU Online News Service, May 20, 11:31 a.m. EDT–The nationally recognized Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), rather than being independent, is a tool of the insurance industry the AFL-CIO charged.

“We are at the point, if we have to, we will withdraw from any involvement in WCRI. We’re concerned they are misrepresenting the condition of workers’ compensation,” said Robert E. McGarrah Jr., the AFL-CIO coordinator for workers’ compensation.

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