The Disability Compensation Division (DCD) administers the Workers’ Compensation (WC) law, the Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI) law, and the Prepaid Health Care (PHC) law. Employers with one or more employees, whether working full-time or part-time, are directly affected.
The information provided here is intended to assist employers, employees and insurance carriers to acquire a general understanding of the WC, TDI and PHC
For comprehensive details, please refer to the laws, Chapter 386 (WC), Chapter 392 (TDI) and Chapter 393 (PHC) of the Hawaii Revised Statutes. Professional Employer Organizations (PEO)
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The purpose of the WC law is to provide wage loss compensation and medical care to those employees who suffer work-related injuries.
Research provides DCD-related research and statistical services as well as technical assistance and consultative services in research matters that are either required by law or to administratively support the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.