The 2.3 percent increase applies to weekly compensation for total incapacity and continuation of benefits for partial incapacity to certain classes of workers. The cost-of-living increase went into effect on May 10. A late payment of the increase may result in a 20 percent penalty on the unpaid amount. Those with questions should contact a workers' compensation education unit representative at (401) 462-8100 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more at the WorkersComp Forum homepage.
May 26, 2011
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