Memo distributed to the Senate in favor of Senate Bill 409

On behalf of the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Advisory Council (WCAC) we want to share our support for the provisions of Senate Bill 409, the product of deliberations by the members of the WCAC. {see complete memo below} 2012-02-20 Senate Joint … Continued

Summary of Amendments to the WC ACT Approved by the WCAC

The maximum weekly benefit rates for permanent partial disability (PPD) are increased from $302 to $312 for injuries occurring on and after the effective date and to $322 for injuries occurring on and after January 1, 2013. The maximum weekly … Continued

Seidel Misleads on Equal Pay

Guest column by Rebecca Hogan, Director of Health and Human Resources Policy Rebecca Hogan, Director of Health and Human Resources Policy   Political division certainly leads to political rhetoric. This heightened division we have in Wisconsin, however, should not lead … Continued

SAFI FUTA Notice

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO WISCONSIN EMPLOYERS Special Assessment to Fund Interest on Outstanding Federal Loans Like more than 30 other states, Wisconsin’s unemployment insurance reserve fund had to rely on federal loans to help fund benefits to the record number of … Continued

Worker’s Compensation Council 3-18-2011 Meeting

The WMC Worker’s Compensation Council will meet on Friday, September 17, 2010 at the Country Springs Hotel & Conference Center in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Click here for directions. For more information on the program, please contact John Metcalf at: 608/661-6911 or … Continued