National Average Weekly Wage Percent Increase for 10/01/2012

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) published the percent increase for the National Average Weekly Wage (“NAWW”), which will go into effect on 10/01/2012. 

As of 10/01/2012, the following changes will take effect.

NAWW: $662.59
Maximum Compensation Rate: $1,325.18
Minimum Compensation Rate: $331.30
Percent Increase: 2.31%

For more information about the percent increase, or to review prior increases, visit the NAWW page on the DOL’s website.

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.
Jon Robinson