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New York Times Article Highlights Ohio Supreme Court Workers' Compensation Case

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By Admin on December 29, 2006 11:45 AM

Today edition of The New York Times contains an article that discusses the debate surrounding an Ohio Supreme Court ruling (PDF) that upheld a decision from the state Industrial Commission which denied workers' compensation benefits to an employee of a KFC franchisee who was injured while cleaning a pressure cooker.  The employer claimed that the employee voluntarily abandoned his employment for a number of reasons, including disregarding safety instructions and instructions from co-workers.