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Welcome to the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission


Please click here to take a look at our new Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission website.

*** Special Notice - Redskins Training Camp ***

Click here for information about visiting the Commission's Richmond headquarters during the Redskins Training Camp.

*** Special Notice ***

The civil penalty for an employer uninsured for workers’ compensation when required will increase significantly, up to a maximum of $50,000, effective July 1, 2014. For more information click here.

*** Save the Date ***

Adjuster's Seminar – September 16-17, 2014 - Seminar registration is now open, please click here to learn more.
Attorney's Meeting – November 19, 2014 - (DoubleTree Hotel - Charlottesville, Virginia)

*** Special Notice ***

Effective February 10, 2014, the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Department and Mediation Scheduler have a new fax number: 804-823-6904.

The Commission is charged with administering Virginia's workers' compensation program, which applies to most employers doing business in Virginia and most employees working in Virginia.

We hope you find the information contained in this site helpful and informative. The Commission offers several online services, and we encourage you to take advantage of the benefits these services provide.

Our Mission

The mission of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is to strive for excellence by being an effective leader in providing public services by ethically administering our statutory duties and being responsive to the diverse needs of our customers.

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