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Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 03/17/2011

Worker injuries cost Metro

Metro workers are injured more often on the job than their counterparts at other transit agencies — a trend that is costing Metro officials millions in worker’s compensation claims, the Washington Examiner reports.

Metro paid out $22.4 million in worker's compensation claims in fiscal 2010, according to the agency's records and is on line to pay out a similar amount this year. Metro's rate is more than twice that of the New York City subway system.
Read more about injuires to Metro workers and what it’s costing WMATA in the Washington Examiner.


By Washington Examiner  |  10:47 AM ET, 03/17/2011

 
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