Author: Christopher Gibbons

IWCC Withdraws Emergency COVID-19 Rule

4.28.2020 Blog
Yesterday morning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission (IWCC) voted unanimously to repeal the April 16th emergency rule, which declared a First Responder’s or Front-Line Worker’s exposure to COVID-19 the virus would be rebuttably presumed to have arisen out of and in the course of employment, and that the resulting injury and lost time would be presumed causally connected to the employment.