DOL Issues Preliminary National Average Weekly Wage Estimates for 10/01/2012

The Department of Labor issued its preliminary estimates for the National Average Weekly Wage change going into effect on October 1, 2012. 

National Average Weekly Wage: $662.52
Maximum Compensation: $1,325.04
Minimum Compensation: $331.26
Percentage Increase: 2.30%

Although these figures are not final, the DOL’s estimates are always very close.

Jon Robinson
As a Member at Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett, Jon Robinson focuses his practice on the representation of employers and carriers in matters arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, the Defense Base Act, and the War Hazards Compensation Act. He can be contacted at (504) 595-3000 or by e-mail at jrobinson@mblb.com. Follow Jon on Twitter: @MrJonRobinson
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