Oregon’s workers’ compensation system was created in 1913, with major reforms in 1990 and 1995. The Workers’ Compensation Division administers and regulates statutes and rules to ensure that employers provide coverage for their workers, provide treatment and benefits to help injured workers return to work as quickly as possible, and resolve disputes as quickly, fairly and with as little litigation as possible. The division facilitates injured workers’ early return-to-work through incentive programs funded through the Workers’ Benefit Fund; helps resolve medical, vocational, disability and other disputes; and provides consultation, training and technical services to people and businesses within the system.
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Mailing Address: PO Box 14480, Salem 97309-0405
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Title: Administrative Correspondence
Cubic Ft.: 18
Title: Annual Reports
Cubic Ft.: .5
Title: Informational Representative's records
Cubic Ft.: 12
Title: Manpower Coordinating Committee Cooperative Area Reports
Cubic Ft.: 1
Cubic Ft.: .1
Cubic Ft.: 9
Title: Report of Current and Anticipated Employment
Cubic Ft.: .25
Cubic Ft.: 1
Title: Unemployment Compensation Commission Bulletins and Publications
Cubic Ft.: 7
Title: Unemployment Compensation Commission Minutes
Cubic Ft.: 2
Title: Weekly Progress Reports
Cubic Ft.: 1.25