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The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is a state agency that manages most facets of the states workforce. The Department consists of three separate offices including a) Office of Directors, b) Office of Workforce Programs, and c) Office of Standards and Compliance. The Division of Workers' Compensation is under the Office of Standards and Compliance.
The Wyoming Division of Workers' Compensation and Employer Services only handles workers compensation for the state. The Wyoming Department of Insurance manages licensing, laws, and rules for all other lines of commercial business insurance.
Our agency works with Wyoming business owners when they need workers compensation in another state, including multi-line insurance policies. We also write employers liability insurance and other lines of business coverage within Wyoming.
The state of Wyomin has not issues any directive to insurance companies.
Discretionary order in effect from 03/13/2020 - further notice.
No current state orders.
Wyoming Department of Workforce ServicesWorkers' Compensation Division1510 East Pershing Blvd, South Door, 1st FloorCheyenne, WY 82002307-777-7441- Phone888-996-9226- Fraud Hotline
Wyoming has a complicated list of state statutes that defines employees and non-employees with regard to workers comp insurance. The following list indicates who is not considered an employee in Wyoming:
The Department of Workforce Services does not provide an employer guide to workers compensation or very much relevant information about workers compensation insurance online. Employers are encouraged to contact the Department of Workforce Services if they have questions about their policy or coverage in the state. The help number is for DWS is 307-777-5467
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services offers several different workers compensation discount programs to employers who are registered and in good standing with the state. Discounts are generally applied to an employers' base rates on their policy. Programs include:
Learn more about WY Workers' Compensation Discount Programs.
We're always working with our insurance carriers to develop specialized programs for a broad range of industry class codes.
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Wyoming Joint Business Registration
Wyoming requires all businesses to register and establish state required workers' compensation and unemployment insurance accounts.
Registration will help business owners determine whether or not they must get workers compensation and pay unemployment taxes for any employees in the state. Employers who are coming to do work in Wyoming must also complete an Out-of-State Questionnaire to determine if state fund workers compensation is required.
Online Business Registration
Let Workers Compensation Shop.com help your business navigate workers comp insurance in Wyoming.
Employers liability insurance is an additional layer of coverage included as part of a workers' compensation insurance policy. Employers Liability is know as Part 2 of the policy. It adds two additional coverages for employers:
Employers Legal Liability and Legal Defense Costs
In todays world, there are a variety of reasons employees and third-parties sue employers for damages. Here a some common types covered by employers liability insurance:
Third Party Lawsuits
Your employee sues another party that may have contributed to the injury, In turn, the third party sues your business.
Consequential Bodily Injury
Another party or individual is injured while providing care for the injured employee.
Dual Capacity Legal Action
An employee files a claim but also attempts to sue the employer for being responsible in other ways outside of the employment relationship.
Loss of Consortium
A spouse sues for damages caused by the loss of companionship or relations.
Employers Liability coverage is not included with coverage in the four monopolistic states. Employers in these states can endorse this coverage onto their General Liability policy. That coverage is commonly know as Stop Gap Coverage.
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