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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

  • 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
  • The Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Workers' Compensation has adopted Rule 69L-6.012, F.A.C., Notice of Election to Be Exempt effective July 18, 2013. The rule has an effective date of August 7, 2013. The revised rule may be viewed at: https://www.flrules.org/gateway/ruleNo.asp?id=69L-6.012.
    The rule implements applicable sections of HB 941 passed by the 2012 Legislature. HB 941 amended Section 440.05, F.S., revising the requirements for submitting a notice of election of exemption. The rule provides for electronic submission of exemption applications (Form DFS-F2-DWC-250, Notice of Election to be Exempt) through the DWC Notice of Election to be Exempt system, along with streamlined reporting requirements; other related forms are also updated to reflect the revised reporting requirements.
    If you have questions about the contents of this notice, please contact Robin Delaney, Chief, Bureau of Compliance, Division of Workers' Compensation at (850) 413-1775 or Robin.Delaney@myfloridacfo.com.
  • 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