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U.S. Department of Labor Compensation Chart

01-08-2016

This Division of Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation chart shows the National Average Weekly Wage, minimum & maximum compensation rates, and the percentage increase from last year's numbers.  Click READ MORE >


2016 Maximum Weekly Compensation Rate

01-06-2016

The Commission approved the maximumweekly compensation rate at $784.03 for injuries arising on and after January 1, 2016.

As provided in Title 42 of the SC Code of Laws, 1976,... READ MORE >


2016 Mileage Reimbursement Rate

01-06-2016

The South Carolina Workers' Compensation Commission has announced a new mileage reimbursement rate, effective January 1, 2016:  

"Regulation 67-1601 A (1) provides the expenses incurred for travel to receivemedical attention which shall... READ MORE >


Army Corps of Engineers Recommends Deepening Charleston Harbor to 52'

10-07-2014

US Army Corps of Engineers' Draft Integrated FeasibilityReport and Environmental Impact Statement Released with 52-Foot DepthRecommendation


 Charleston, South Carolina - Today the US Army Corps of Engineersrelea... READ MORE >


Increase in National AWW Increases Longshore Act Maximum Compensation

09-15-2014

Effective October 1, 2014, the new National Average Weekly Wage will increase pursuant to Section 10 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) to $688.51... READ MORE >