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October 17, 2016

A meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board was held on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Office of the Chairman, 21 Oak Street, 4th Floor, Hartford, CT.

Agenda Topics

  1. Opening Remarks
  2. Meet and Greet with Commissioners Senich, Goldberg and Mlynarczyk
  3. Chairman Mastropietro’s Update
  4. Approval of Minutes – May 9, June 6, and Sept. 12, 2016
  5. Approval of 2017 Meeting Dates
  6. New Business
  7. Adjournment

Minutes

A regular meeting of the Workers’ Compensation Commission Advisory Board was held on October 17, 2016 in the Workers’ Compensation Commission’s CRB Hearing Room, 21 Oak Street, Hartford, Connecticut. The meeting convened at 10:10 a.m. with the following Board Members present: Chairman Michael Riley, Rocco Calo, Michael Dimenstein, Ross Hollander, Gregory Nokes, and Donald Shubert. Also present from the WorkersV’ Compensation Commission were Chairman John Mastropietro, Commissioner Jack Goldberg, Commissioner Peter Mlynarczyk, Commissioner Charles Senich, and Michael Petosa.

  1. Opening Remarks
    1. Chairman Riley welcomed the group and introduced Commissioners Jack Goldberg, Peter Mlynarczyk, and Charles Senich.
  2. Commissioner’s Meet and Greet
    1. Commissioners Jack Goldberg, Peter Mlynarczyk, and Charles Senich responded to the Board members’ questions in preparation for their upcoming renominations. They shared their backgrounds, histories with the Commission, and improvements instituted by the Chairman, e.g., the Mediation Program and the three-day cancellation rule.
  3. Chairman Mastropietro’s Update
    1. Chairman Mastropietro reported that pursuant to the Office of Policy & Management’s recent mandate to cut 10% from the agency’s budget, the Commission submitted proposed cuts to comply with the rescission. He also discussed the status of the hospital dispute cases.
  4. Adjournment
    1. A motion to adjourn the meeting was made by Donald Shubert and seconded by Gregory Nokes. The motion passed unanimously. The meeting adjourned at 11:10 a.m.
  5. Next Meeting
    1. The next regular meeting will be held on November 7, 2016.

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