Worker's Compensation Self-Insurers Council Minutes
August 5, 2005
Members present: Ms. Hudson, Ms. Joswiak, and Mr. Wittry
Absent: Mr. Kante, Ms. Neuman
Staff present: Ms. Huntley-Cooper, Mr. Krueger, Mr. Moreth and Mr. Tomsyck
Call to order. The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Mr. Wittry at 9:35 A.M. in conformance with Wisconsin’s open meeting law.
Review and approval of the minutes of the previous meeting. Minutes of the January 20, 2005 meeting were reviewed, and approved as written.
Closed session review reports of self-insured employers. In accordance with s. 19.85(1)(f) the council convened in closed session to review financial, loss experience, safety and other information of employers presently or previously exempt from the duty to insure. Some of the companies’ specific financial or other business information may be confidential and not subject to public disclosure.
The Council returned to open session, and made the following recommendations:
Changes to specific excess insurance and/or security requirements.
- Delphi Corp. – Require bond increase to $3 million.
- Stora Enso – excess insurance retention increase to $750,000 approved.
- ConAgra – excess insurance retention increase to $1.5 million approved.
Ms. Huntley-Cooper gave a brief overview of the functions of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC), its value to DWD, and how it may be of benefit for participants from private industry.
Next meeting. Mr. Moreth will poll the members for acceptable dates in November 2005, as applications or conditions warrant.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:15 PM