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The Worker's Compensation Act (WKC-1-P) serves as the foundation for the worker's compensation system. The Act is instrumental to maintaining an effective and efficient system.
The Wisconsin Worker's Compensation Act is unique in that amendments are formulated through a collaborative process that involves the primary stakeholders of the system - labor, management, insurers, medical providers, legislators and staff. This process yields an Act that provides a stable and widely supported worker's compensation system.
EmR 2212 is an emergency rule for computing the average weekly wage for part-time employees that complies with the recent amendments to s. 102.11 (1), Wis. Stats. The emergency rule is in effect from October 15, 2022 to March 13, 2023. The Worker's Compensation Division is now in the process of promulgating a permanent rule for computing the weekly wage for part-time employees under the new law.
On April 8, 2022 Governor Tony Evers signed the WC Agreed Upon Bill for 2022, AB-911. 2021 Wisconsin Act 232 became effective on April 10, 2022. Wisconsin Act 232 Plain Language Summary
WC Agreed Upon Bill for 2020 was introduced in the Wisconsin State Senate on January 8, 2020.
WC Agreed Upon Bill for 2018 was introduced in the Wisconsin State Senate on December 21, 2017.
On February 29, 2016 Governor Scott Walker signed the WC Agreed Upon Bill for 2016, AB-724. 2015 Wisconsin Act 180 became effective on March 2, 2016. Plain Language Summary