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MEMORANDUM NO. 2021-09

Commissioner Title Change to Administrative Law Judge effective October 1, 2021

 


TO: WCC Commissioners, District Administrators, Claimants, Self-Insureds, Insurance Carriers, Attorneys, Unions, Medical Professionals and Advisory Board
FROM: Stephen M. Morelli, Chairman
DATE: October 1, 2021
RE: Commissioner Title Change to Administrative Law Judge effective October 1, 2021

 

Pursuant to Public Act 21-18, which makes minor and technical changes to the Workers' Compensation Act, the title of "Commissioner" will be changed to "Administrative Law Judge" effective October 1, 2021. The Workers' Compensation Commission (WCC) will continue to amend various forms, publications, correspondence, statutes and regulations to reflect this statutory title change. Any use of the title "Commissioner" on any forms, publications, correspondence, statutes, and/or regulations as of October 1, 2021 shall be interpreted and/or understood to mean "Administrative Law Judge".