• Date Due: November 30, 2020
  • Author: Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
  • Enabling Authority: Chapter 549 Enactment Clause 1. (Regular Session, 2020)
  • Description:
    Report on the analysis of: (i) the options for covering workers' injuries caused by repetitive motion through the Virginia workers' compensation system and (ii) key policy considerations associated with modifying the Code of Virginia to cover injuries caused by repetitive motion. The analysis shall take into consideration (a) the annual number of injuries caused by repetitive motion to workers in Virginia and other states; (b) other states' evidentiary requirements for claiming workers' compensation benefits for such injuries; (c) necessary changes to Virginia's statutory provisions; and (d) impacts on workers, employers, and insurers.