Monthly Archives For September 2018

Oregon employers to receive money back as workers’ comp costs continue to decrease

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For the ninth year in a row, SAIF declares a substantial dividend for policyholders. posted September 12, 2018 Today the SAIF board of directors declared two dividends for customers: a $120 million primary dividend to be paid to SAIF’s policyholders, and a $40 million safety performance dividend to be paid based on each policyholder’s safety… Read more »

Workers’ compensation costs to drop for sixth-straight year

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Salem, OR—Oregon employers next year, on average, will pay $1.12 per $100 of payroll for workers’ compensation insurance, down from $1.23 in 2018, under a proposal by the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS). That figure covers workers’ compensation claims costs, assessments, and insurer profit and expenses. This will mark the sixth year… Read more »