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bulletin provides guidance to employers and workers compensation insurers regarding changes in operations due to public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It addresses when a change in classification code is appropriate for employees reassigned to work from home, when insurers should rerate a business, and the suspension of field audits.
bulletin provides guidance to workers compensation insurers and employers paying employees furloughed due to pandemic-related closures.
The Office of the Small Business Ombudsman for Workers’ Compensation serves as an independent advocate for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and the professional advisers who serve them. Our services include:
Call or text either David Waki at 971-283-0997 or Caitlin Breitbach at 503-329-4260 You can also email us at
COVID-19 Business Oregon assistance
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Workers' compensation ratesLoss costs 2023Loss costs 2022Loss costs 2021Loss costs 2020Loss costs 2019 Assigned risk plan rates 2022Assigned risk plan rates 2021 Assigned risk plan rates 2020Rate announcements
Workers' compensation laws and rulesLawsOAR 836-042OAR 836-043
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