News and Updates

The Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) periodically posts news and updates with information relating to the Iowa workers' compensation system and the agency's work on this page.

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

For information about how the pandemic is impacting DWC operations, click here.

December 2021

Agency Closure Dates for Christmas 2021

Two New Docket Staff Hired by Agency

November 2021

Order of the Commissioner: Impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 on Regular Procedure Hearings From January 31, 2022, Through April 29, 2022 (November 29, 2021)

September 2021

Order of the Commissioner: Impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 on Regular Procedure Hearings From November 1, 2021, Through January 28, 2022 (September 15, 2021)

July 2021

Amended Order of the Commissioner:  Impact of Coronavirus/COVID-19 on Regular Procedure Hearings From July 24, 2021, Through October 29, 2021 (July 29, 2021)

June 2021

Order of the Commissioner:  In the Matter of Coronavirus/COVID-19 Impact on Hearings From July 24, 2021, Through October 29, 2021

New Resource Available:  Ratebook Information Document Effective July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022

New Resource Available:  "Iowa Workers' Compensation:  Questions & Answers" Brochure Effective July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022

New Information Available:  Ratebook Spreadsheet for July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022

New Information Available:  Maximum & Minimum Workers' Compensation Weekly Benefit Amounts for July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022

New Information Available:  Mileage Reimbursement Rate for July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022

May 2021

Order of the Commissioner:  In the Matter of Coronavirus/COVID-19 Impact on Hearings Through July 23, 2021 (May 7, 2021)

February 2021

Order of the Commissioner:  In the Matter of Coronavirus/COVID-19 Impact on Hearings Through June 18, 2021 (February 2, 2021)

January 2021

New Resource:  Update to Online Access to Agency Workers' Compensation Decisions

Archives

2020

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2019

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2018

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2017

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