Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Belleville, is seen on the House floor at the Capitol in Springfield. Business groups and injured employees weighed in Tuesday as Illinois lawmakers began debating whether to overhaul the state's workers' compensation insurance program to make it more affordable for employers.
Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Belleville, is seen on the House floor at the Capitol in Springfield. Business groups and injured employees weighed in Tuesday as Illinois lawmakers began debating whether to overhaul the state's workers' compensation insurance program to make it more affordable for employers. Seth Perlman AP
Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Belleville, is seen on the House floor at the Capitol in Springfield. Business groups and injured employees weighed in Tuesday as Illinois lawmakers began debating whether to overhaul the state's workers' compensation insurance program to make it more affordable for employers. Seth Perlman AP

Business groups, injured employees weigh in on workers’ comp

May 05, 2015 8:07 PM