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File #: 50462    Version: 1 Name: Reauthorizing of the City of Madison's Self-Insured Worker's Compensation Program.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/6/2018 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 3/20/2018 Final action: 3/20/2018
Enactment date: 3/23/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00235
Title: A resolution required by the Department of Workforce Development for the reauthorizing of the City of Madison's Self-Insured Worker's Compensation Program.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin

Fiscal Note

This self-insurance re-certification resolution has no budgetary impact.  The City's worker's compensation program is budgeted and accounted for in the Worker's Compensation Fund.

Title

A resolution required by the Department of Workforce Development for the reauthorizing of the City of Madison's Self-Insured Worker's Compensation Program.

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Madison is a qualified political subdivision of the State of Wisconsin; and

 

WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Worker's Compensation Act (Act) provides that employers covered by the Act either insure their liability with worker's compensation insurance carriers authorized to do business in Wisconsin, or to be exempted (self-insured) from insuring liabilities with a carrier and thereby assuming the responsibility for its own worker's compensation risk and payment; and

 

WHEREAS, the State and its political subdivisions may self-insure worker's compensation without a special order from the Department of Workforce Development (Department) if they agree to report faithfully all compensible injuries and agree to comply with the Act and rules of the Department;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Madison does ordain as follows:

 

1. That it hereby provides for the continuation of the self-insured worker's compensation program that is currently in effect; and

 

2. That the City Clerk is authorized to forward certified copies of this resolution to the Worker's Compensation Division, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.