Controlling Workers Compensation Costs for Employers

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Wage Level Index
Wage Level Index is the rate of increase for Wages in California – sort of like the Consumer Price Index – CPI. So, as an example, starting with 2005 as the base (100), the wage level has grown by a certain percentage.

Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) California.  See


Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau

See WCIRB California (this link will open in a new tab in your browser)


Experience Rating Modification.  The lower the X-MOD, the lower the work comp premiums will likely be. More ...

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