Helping Workers Get The Treatment And Benefits They Need

Jul 2012

Time-Loss and Pension Benefits Increase 3.6%

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries said time-loss and pension benefits increased 3.6% for most injured workers because of an increase in the state’s average weekly wage. Read More...

Fraud Director Appointed By L&I

Elizabeth Smith is the new Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) Fraud Prevention and Compliance manager, taking over for Doric Olson, who has filled the position in an acting capacity since January 2012. Read More...

PPD Award Schedules Updated For Injuries From 1996 Forward

The PPD award schedules have been updated on the web; they cover dates of injury from July 1, 1996 through present. Read More...

New Reporting and Classification Codes Take Effect

The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) adopted 46 new reporting rules and classification codes that correct text and reference errors, update language and clarify definitions. Read More...

McKenna Likes Privitization For WA Workers' Comp.

Eliminating the state’s monopoly workers’ compensation system—the subject of a failed ballot initiative in 2010—is emerging as an issue in Washington’s gubernatorial campaign. Read More...
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