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Listed below is a comprehensive list of Rhode Island web site links related to workers' compensation and other related links. Each link will open up in a new window.

RI Division of Workers' Compensation

The Division of Workers' Compensation monitors the workers' compensation system, ensuring that appropriate documents are filed to protect injured workers and employers, that claims are paid correctly, that all required employers have insurance coverage, and that insurance carriers report policy information to the Division. The Division also compiles information about injuries and costs, provides educational services, and investigates fraud. The John E. Donley Rehabilitation Center provides physical and vocational rehabilitation services for injured workers.
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Workers' Compensation Court

A comprehensive resource for finding forms, appellate decisions, medical advisory board, frequently asked questions and more on workers' compensation.
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RI Workers' Comp Statutes

See chapters 28-29 through 28-37.
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Dr. John E. Donley Rehabilitation Center

The Donley Center provides a comprehensive group of services including: Case Management, Work Hardening/Simulation, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Vocational Counseling, Psychological Counseling, Educational Counseling, Aqua Therapy.
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Spendable Base Wage Tables

The Division of Workers' Compensation publishes information annually on spendable earnings calculations. 
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Maximum Comp Rates

Providing up-to-date Maximum weekly compensation rates.
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Cost of Living (COLA) Rates

Rates are effective from May 10th of each year. See the Workers’ Compensation Act for determining eligibility requirements.
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Social Security Administration

The Social Security disability insurance program (sometimes referred to as SSDI) pays benefits to you and certain family members if you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes. Learn about disability benefits.
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RI Department of Labor & Training - Temporary Disability Insurance

TDI provides benefit payments to insured RI workers for weeks of unemployment caused by disability. The TDI program, enacted in 1942, was the first of its kind in the United States. It protects workers against wage loss resulting from a non-work related illness or injury, and is funded exclusively by Rhode Island workers. 
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RI Department of Labor & Training - Unemployment Insurance

File a claim, Information on Unemployment Insurance benefits, Workshare and more.
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Institute for Labor Studies and Research

The Institute for Labor Studies & Research provides education and training that enables working Rhode Islanders and the labor movement to have a stronger voice in the workplace, to participate more effectively in the changing global economy, and to create a more just and equitable society.
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