Wage Calculation and Time Loss Administration

One Day Course | 6.5 Hours

On-Demand Video
Cost: $225 Members, $375 Non-Members

Level: Intermediate
Issues Covered: Compensation 

The third step in our Industrial Insurance University's comprehensive, goal-oriented workers' compensation curriculum, this full-day workshop builds on the principles of compensability covered in prior introductory trainings and takes a deep dive into wage rate and time loss calculations as well as the accurate and timely administration of temporary total disability benefits. Students are given sample scenarios with designated classroom time for independent and group study exercises.

Topics Covered

  • Calculating Gross Monthly Wage
  • Bonuses, Tips, Gratuities, Shift Differential Pay
  • Part-Time, Intermittent, Seasonal
  • Non-fixed Wages
  • Marital Status and Dependents
  • Maximum and Minimum Time Loss Compensation Rates
  • Setting Case Reserves
  • First Payment of Time Loss Compensation
  • Payment of Ongoing Time Loss Compensation
  • Cost of Living Adjustments
  • Application of Social Security Offset
  • Communication with injured workers and other system participants

As a condition of Labor & Industries approval for on-demand/self-study courses to satisfy the requirements of WAC 296-15-350 and 360 for state certification, we are required to have on-demand/self-study WWCP participants who intend to sit for the state certification exam complete an attestation form for each course in the curriculum verifying full participation, and successfully complete a brief quiz on the material covered. Each course quiz must have a 80 percent correct rate, and can be completed while reviewing the recording if necessary.