SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- There has long been widespread agreement among supermarket industry insiders that the California workers' compensation insurance system was broken. The question now is whether the law passed by the state legislature earlier this month -- and currently awaiting the promised signature of Gov. Gray Davis -- will fix it. Talking with food retailers and a state association leader last week, SN found at best muted praise -- and at worst open scorn -- for the workers' comp ...

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