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Safety pays dividends

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Employers who insure with SAIF may be eligible for two dividends this year: one based on premium, and another tied to safety performance. September 14, 2016 Contact: Lauren Casler | laucas@saif.com | 503.373.8615 When it comes to workers’ compensation, safety pays the best dividends. The reason is simple—costs remain low because accidents and injuries are… Read more »

Workers’ compensation costs to drop for third-straight year

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Salem, OR—In 2016, Oregon workers’ compensation costs will decrease an average 5.3 percent, the Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) announced today. This marks the third year in a row – and eighth year in the past decade – that Oregon businesses are seeing an average decrease. The department approved the average decrease in… Read more »