2018 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates

Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation Disability Benefits
2018 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates


Division of Workers’ Compensation Announces 2018 Temporary Total Disability Rates

 

 

Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
2018 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates

 

2018 Workers’ Compensation Disability Rates:  The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) announces that the 2018 minimum and maximum temporary total disability (TTD) rates will increase on January 1, 2018. The minimum TTD rate will increase from $175.88 to $182.29 and the maximum TTD rate will increase from $1,172.57 to $1215.27 per week.

Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
2018 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates

 

Labor Code section 4453(a) (10) requires the rate for TTD be increased by an amount equal to percentage increase in the State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) as compared to the prior year. The SAWW is defined as the average weekly wage paid to employees covered by unemployment insurance as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor for California for the 12 months ending March 31 in the year preceding the injury. In the 12 months ending March 31, 2017, the SAWW increased from $1,164.51 to $1,206.92—an increase of 3.642 percent.

Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation Disability Benefits
2018 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates

 

  • The 2018 minimum and maximum temporary total disability (TTD) rates will increase on January 1, 2018.
  • The minimum temporary total disability (TTD) rate will increase from $175.88 to $182.29.
  • The maximum temporary total disability (TTD) rate will increase from $1,172.57 to $1215.27 per week.
Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation Disability Benefits
2018 Temporary Total Disability (TTD) Rates