Preferred Worker Program

New incentives effective January 2016

Effective January 2016, new incentives are available under the Preferred Worker Program to better support both workers and employers in their efforts to employ those with permanent disabilities from job-related injuries.

Interim guidelines in place, final rules in development

Rules to provide guidance for the new incentives are under development and should be finalized by summer 2016. Interim guidelines are available until then, but will no longer apply after the adoption of final preferred worker rules.

View the Preferred Worker Program interim guidelines.

Questions or concerns?

More details will be available on this website after the new preferred worker rules are adopted.

For more information, contact the Preferred Worker Program at 1-800-845-2634.

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