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Labor Updates Workers’ Compensation Coverage Info for Injured Workers

Commissioner of the Department of Labor Gary Molloy testifies before an October hearing. (File photo)
Commissioner of the Department of Labor Gary Molloy testifies before the Senate. (File photo)

Labor Commissioner Gary Molloy has announced rate changes provided by the Workers’ Compensation Administration for the 2021 maximum benefit amount and increases made to benefits effective Jan. 1. The Virgin Islands Department of Labor encourages the public to take note of the following:

  • The maximum benefit amount for Disability Income Benefits has increased from $617.00 per week or $123.40 per day to $694.00 per week or $138.80 per day.
  • These changes will affect all injuries that occurred on or about Jan. 1, 2021.

For more information on the V.I. Department of Labor’s Workers’ Compensation Administration, visit it online at www.vidol.gov. Or call (STT) 776-3700 or (STX) 773-1994.

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