SAIF News

Virus Impact on Comp Limited; Some Insurers Pledge to Cover Medical and Emergency Workers

The outbreak of coronavirus has already resulted in some workers’ compensation claims and more are expected. But whether those claims are going to succeed depends on the individual circumstances and in which state the infection occurred. While compensability issues will …

Oregon Workers’ Compensation Interim Chief Retires

The interim president of Oregon’s workers compensation agency is retiring. John Gilkey announced Wednesday that he’ll step down from SAIF Corporation after a successor is on board, which could take several months. Gilkey took over as interim president in May …

Fired Oregon Workers’ Comp CEO Plans to Sue

The man fired as leader of Oregon’s workers compensation agency after just three months on the job has filed notice that he plans to sue over his ouster. John Plotkin alleges his predecessor at SAIF Corp. wanted the CEO job …