Junkin Named to Seat on Miss. Workers’ Comp Commission

October 17, 2006

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has named Johnny Junkin, of Natchez, to the Workers’ Compensation Commission (MWCC) for an unexpired term ending January 1, 2007 and for a six-year term beginning January 1, 2007 and ending December 31, 2012.

Junkin will serve in a position on the commission that must be filled by an attorney.

MWCC’s administers the state’s worker’s compensation law.

Junkin has been practicing in a private law firm since 1976. From 1978 to 1980, he served as the Natchez City Prosecuting Attorney. He also served as a member of the House of Representatives from 1980 to 1988; vice president and operator of Main Street Restaurant, Inc., d.b.a. Scrooges from 1984 to 1998; and vice president of St. Catherine Gravel and Ready Mix Concrete Co., Inc. from 1989 to present.

Source: Governor Barbour’s Office

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