Pennsylvania and New Jersey Release 2020 Average Weekly Wage Rates

01.07.20


Pennsylvania and New Jersey have released 2020 workers' compensation pay rates based on the statewide average weekly wage. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Bureau of Workers' Compensation issued the following notice: Based upon the Statewide Average Weekly Wage, as determined by the Department of Labor & Industry, the maximum compensation payable under the Workers' Compensation Act shall be $1,081.00 per week for injuries occurring on and after January 1, 2020. Click here for the rates. 
 
If you have questions regarding Pennsylvania workers' compensation rates, please contact Christian Davis at cdavis@wglaw.com or 215.972.7905.
 
The 2020 New Jersey Workers' Compensation Rate Schedule has also been released. Click here for the rates. As you can see, the minimum temporary total disability rate has been raised to $252.00 (up from $246.00), and the maximum rate increased to $945.00 (up from $921.00).
 
If you have any questions regarding the New Jersey workers' compensation rates, please contact Jeffrey Newby at jnewby@wglaw.com or 856.667.5804.

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