Employer Assessments Hit Historic Highs

The Department of Industrial Relations says it needs $1.377 billion to fund parts of its operations. Those ops include fighting workers’ comp fraud and paying claims under two special funds for injured workers at uninsured employers and those who were partially disabled and suffered a new industrial injury. Costs associated with the latter program – … Read More »

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DIR Nearly Ready To Study Fast Growing Funds

Department of Industrial Relations Director Katie Hagen says the Department is nearly ready to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for an in-depth study of the state’s increasingly costly Subsequent Injuries Benefits Trust Fund.  Funded by employer assessments, the amount needed each year has more than tripled since 2017 (see chart below). Some of the … Read More »

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