Pennsylvania Announces 2017 Average Weekly Wage

by Karl VoigtPennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor and Industry has announced the 2017 Statewide Average Weekly Wage. This figure serves as the basis for determining the maximum and minimum weekly Workers’ Compensation benefit rates in Pennsylvania. The figure has increased to $995 from the 2016 average of $978. This increase affects the weekly rates paid to … Continue reading Pennsylvania Announces 2017 Average Weekly Wage

Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Announces Statewide Average Weekly Wage for 2014

by Karl Voigt The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has announced the statewide average weekly wage for 2014. This directly affects workers who are injured in 2014. Generally, workers’ compensation is paid at 66 2/3% of an injured worker's average weekly wage, up to a maximum as defined by the statewide average weekly wage. Section 105.1 … Continue reading Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Announces Statewide Average Weekly Wage for 2014