On August 31, 2021, Governor Pritzker reappointed the following Arbitrators to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission: Joseph Amarilio, Paul Cellini, Stephen Friedman, Gerald Granada, Jessica Hegarty, Adam Hinrichs, Jeffrey Huebsch and Maureen Pulia.
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In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn. For first responders and front-line workers affected by COVID-19, the sunset provision of House Bill 4276 extends the promises and benefits of the COVID presumptive laws from December 31, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
Effective April 13, 2020, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission amended Rule 9030.70, expanding the Commission’s Rules of Evidence to include a rebuttable presumption for first responders and front-line workers exposed to COVID-19.