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Division Director

Tanner Holloman

Assistant Director

Andrew Sabolic


Workers' Compensation
200 East Gaines Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0318
Workers' Compensation Claims
(800) 342-1741
Workers' Compensation Exemption/ Compliance
(850) 413-1609

News and Updates

  • Maximum Workers' Compensation Rate, Effective January 1, 2015
    The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has determined the statewide average weekly wage paid by employers subject to the Florida Reemployment Assistance Program Law to be $841.57 for the four calendar quarters ending June 30, 2014.
    Section 440.12(2), Florida Statutes (2014), expressly provides that, for injuries occurring on or after August 1, 1979, the weekly compensation rate shall be equal to 100 percent of the statewide average weekly wage, adjusted to the nearest dollar, and that the average weekly wage determined by the Agency for Workforce Innovation for the four calendar quarters ending each June 30th shall be used in determining the maximum weekly compensation rate with respect to injuries occurring in the calendar year immediately following.
    Accordingly, the maximum weekly compensation rate for work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2015 shall be $842.00. To access the informational bulletin, click on the following link: DFS-03-2014 pdf
  • Notice for Hosted Webinars regarding Electronic Notices of Action or Change: NoC Webinar Notice pdf
  • 2014 WCI Conference - DWC Breakout Presentation pdf
    The Florida Division of Workers' Compensation, recently participated in the 69th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference with the Workers' Compensation Institute, in Orlando, Florida. The Division breakout session included the following topics: Legislative Updates, Big Data, Reemployment Services for Injured Workers, Audits and Carrier Compliance, and EDI Updates.
  • Maximum Workers' Compensation Rate, Effective January 1, 2014
    The Agency for Workforce Innovation has determined the statewide average weekly wage paid by employers subject to the Florida Unemployment Compensation Law to be $827.08 for the four calendar quarters ending June 30, 2013.
    Section 440.12(2), Florida Statutes, expressly provides that, for injuries occurring on or after August 1, 1979, the weekly compensation rate shall be equal to 100 percent of the statewide average weekly wage, adjusted to the nearest dollar, and that the average weekly wage determined by the Agency for Workforce Innovation for the four calendar quarters ending each June 30th shall be used in determining the maximum weekly compensation rate with respect to injuries occurring in the calendar year immediately following.
    Accordingly, the maximum weekly compensation rate for injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2014 shall be $827.00. To access the informational bulletin click on the following link: DFS-03-2013 pdf
  • Maximum Workers' Compensation Rate, Effective January 1, 2013
    The Agency for Workforce Innovation has determined the statewide average weekly wage paid by employers subject to the Florida Unemployment Compensation Law to be $815.75 for the four calendar quarters ending June 30, 2012.
    Section 440.12(2), Florida Statutes, expressly provides that, for injuries occurring on or after August 1, 1979, the weekly compensation rate shall be equal to 100 percent of the statewide average weekly wage, adjusted to the nearest dollar, and that the average weekly wage determined by the Agency for Workforce Innovation for the four calendar quarters ending each June 30th shall be used in determining the maximum weekly compensation rate with respect to injuries occurring in the calendar year immediately following.
    Accordingly, the maximum weekly compensation rate for injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2013 shall be $816.00. To access the informational bulletin click on the following link: DFS-04-2012 pdf