Division of Workers Compensation

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) monitors the administration of workers’ compensation claims, and provides administrative and judicial services to assist in resolving disputes that arise in connection with claims for workers’ compensation benefits. DWC’s mission is to minimize the adverse impact of work-related injuries on California employees and employers.

California Workers’ Compensation Claims: Eligibility, Filing and Appeals

The California workers’ compensation program, like all other states’ workers’ comp systems, is regulated and operated by the state, not the federal government. This article gives you a clear overview of how the workers’ comp laws work in California.

State Compensation Insurance Fund

State Fund is California’s largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance, and a vital asset to California businesses. State Fund supports California’s work force by providing fairly priced workers’ compensation insurance, making California workplaces safe, and restoring injured workers.

All About Disability Benefits in California

Articles and information pertaining to long- and short-term disability benefits in California including Social Security or SSI disability benefits, veterans’ disability compensation, and other types of disability benefits.

State Disability Insurance

The California State Disability Insurance (SDI) program provides short-term Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) wage replacement benefits to eligible workers who need time off work.

Disability Benefits 101 – working with a disability in California

Disability Benefits 101 gives you tools and information on health coverage, benefits, and employment. You can plan ahead and learn how work and benefits go together.

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