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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 »

Safety pays – again and again

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SAIF will return two dividends to its customers this year: one based on premium alone, and another based on safety performance. Over the past 27 years, Oregon workplaces have driven down workers’ compensation claims frequency by more than 70 percent through their powerful focus on workplace safety-which, in turn, has reduced workers’ compensation rates by… Read more »

Workers’ compensation costs to drop for fourth-straight year

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Salem, OR—Oregon employers will see a key portion of their workers’ compensation costs drop by an average 6.6 percent in 2017, the Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) announced today. This marks the fourth year in a row – and eighth year in the past decade – that businesses will experience an average decrease… Read more »