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2012 Workers' Compensation Rates
2012 rate information
The Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) recently announced workers’ compensation costs for 2012. The changes include:
  • A 1.9 percent increase in the workers’ compensation “pure” premium rate for 2012.
  • A proposed decrease in the workers’ compensation premium assessment, from 6.4 percent in 2011 to 6.2 percent in 2012. (Self-insured employers and self-insured employer groups will continue to pay an additional 0.2 percent into a reserve to pay claims in the event of a bankruptcy.)
  • No change in the Workers’ Fund Benefit Assessment. It will remain at 2.8 cents per hour.
Click the links below for more information.
Workers' compensation premium assessment rates recommendation for 2012  
Workers' compensation premium assessment rate rules:

Notice to Oregon Employers, Nov. 15, 2011
2011 Workers' Compensation Rate Information