Bankruptcies

Listed below are the bankrupt employers which were self-insured for workers’ compensation liabilities, and for which the Minnesota Self-Insurers’ Security Fund administers claims for injuries occurring during the period of the employer’s self-insurance.

Company Name Beginning Date of Self Insurance Ending Date of Self Insurance Date of Order of Default From the Department of Commerce
Champion Auto 4/14/1994 6/15/1997 5/15/1998
Checo, Inc. (f/k/a Cherne Contracting 7/1/1992 7/1/2000 2/13/2017
CML NordicTrack 7/31/1993 8/1/1998 11/9/1998
Consolidated Freightways 1/1/1981 10/1/1996 9/5/2002
Farmstead Foods 7/1/1986 3/1/1990 3/29/1990
GFI America 5/12/1986 11/30/2005 7/25/2006
H & W Motor Express Company 4/20/1986 12/31/1993 7/15/2002
Ideal Security Hardware 4/1/1985 2/1/1990 3/22/1991
Jesco, Inc. 2/1/1990 8/31/1994 3/24/1999
Kmart Corporation 3/17/1952 6/1/2022 6/1/2022
Lull Engineering 8/1/1977 9/16/1991 3/30/1992
M.E. International 6/19/1995 9/1/1996 6/16/2003
Memorex-Telex 11/1/1980 3/1/1989 7/3/1997
National Steel Pellet 7/9/1978 6/13/2003 6/13/2003
RisComp Industries 1/1/1992 4/1/2001 4/3/2002
Yellow Corporation 10/4/1965 8/18/2023 8/18/2023