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City of Little Rock Public Relations
Office (501) 371-4421
Contact(s):Candi Russell, Support Services, Division Head, 501-682-3930
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Friday, April 18, 2008
City of Little Rock Wins Arkansas Award For Workers’ Compensation Cases
The City of Little Rock has been awarded the title of Exemplary Performance Award for Individual Self-Insurer in Arkansas by the state Workers’ Compensation Commission.
The award was presented to City of Little Rock by the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission at the Third Annual Spring Fling/State of Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, hosted by the AWCC and Arkansas Self Insurer Association, held this year from April 9 to April 11, 2008 in Hot Springs.
The Exemplary Performance Award to City of Little Rock represents excellent claims handling by a self-insured employer.
Each year, the Self-Insurance Division of the Commission monitors companies handling workers’ compensation claims for employers, grading each company on the number of cases and the timeliness in reporting injuries and paying injured employees.
The City of Little Rock’s claim program is administered by Risk Management Resources at Little Rock, AR. The City of Little Rock enrolled in the Self-Insurance Program on July 1, 1986. The Company is public employer.