Allowed Lost Time Claims Receiving Loss of Earnings Benefits
Loss of Earnings benefits are the wage loss benefits a worker receives for time lost from work because of a work-related injury or illness occurring on or after January 1, 1998. Improved recovery and return to work outcomes will be reflected in this measure.
The bar graphs below show the percentage of claims receiving Loss of Earnings benefits at three and six months post-injury or illness. Each bar is split by level of Loss of Earnings benefits - full and partial. Over the past five years, claim durations have remained consistently low, which is an indication of improved recovery and return to work outcomes. The percentage of claims on both partial and full Loss of Earnings benefits has held steady at both three and six months.