L&I announced 2% increase to average workers' comp base rate in 2016

Predictable rates with adequate reserves


L&I announced a 2% increase to the average base rate for workers' compensation premiums across 324 risk classifications for 2016.

The adjustment will:

  1. Ensure steady and predictable rates.
  2. Benchmark against wage inflation (this happens automatically in other states).
  3. Slowly rebuild reserves to protect against unexpected changes.

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