State of Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission, Stephen M. Morelli, Chairman
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The Commissioner


A Commissioner is a quasi-judicial official who presides as an impartial mediator at Informal, Formal and Appellate hearings, where he or she serves to resolve disputes or misunderstandings in workers’ compensation cases. A commissioner functions within the state’s workers’ compensation system similarly to how a judge functions within the state’s judicial system.

By statute, a commissioner is nominated by the Governor and appointed by the General Assembly, and must have been a member in good standing of the Connecticut bar for at least five years before his or her nomination.


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State of Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission, Stephen M. Morelli, Chairman
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