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2012 Statewide Average Weekly Wage for Workers’ Compensation Announced

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry recently announced the 2012 Statewide Average Weekly Wage for workers’ compensation. For injuries occurring on and after January 1, 2012, the maximum compensation rate is $888.00 per week, which represents a 3.5% increase. This increase is the largest percentage increase since 2009. In 2010, the increase was 1%, and in 2011, the increase was 1.5%.

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