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U.S. Department of Labor Compensation Chart


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


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


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'


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


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 >