Kid's Chance of NE Scholarships / NE Workers' Comp Benefit Increases

Kids' Chance of Nebraska - Educating Children of Injured Workers
Call for Scholarship Applicants: Kids' Chance of Nebraska will be seeking new applicants for the 2016 - 2017 school year. For the child of a Nebraska worker who was seriously injured or killed on the job, this opportunity could provide critical financial assistance for higher education and open up new possibilities for the future.

 Nebraska Workers' Compensation Maximum Income Benefit Increases (pdf)
Effective January 1, 2017, the maximum weekly income benefit under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act will increase to $817.00. This amount applies to work-related injuries and illnesses occurring on or after January 1, 2017. This amount equals 100 percent of the state average weekly wage as determined by the Administrator of the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court. The maximum is set according to a statutory formula.