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As part of their ongoing and never-ending effort to demonstrate complete and everlasting fealty to corporate lobbyists,  North Carolina House Republicans are cranking up the House Unemployment Fraud Task Force this morning. The plan is to hear about all those dastardly and lazy workers out there who are milking the system for the munificent, minimum wage-equivalent sums it dispenses to people who lose their jobs through no fault of their own.

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Michael R. Lee, a lawyer whose firm has offices throughout North Carolina sent us the following take today on the conservative General Assembly’s current war on injured workers and consumers:

The NCGOP opened the current legislative session with a blitzkrieg assault on the civil rights of North Carolinians. High on its list of legislative priorities was so-called tort “reform” and workers’ compensation “reform.” The tort reform the NCGOP, supported by the NC Chamber of Commerce, big business and the insurance industry, is pushing is contained in House Bill 542 and Senate Bill 33.

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