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Welcome to the Workers' Compensation Board
Oregon Workers' Compensation Board The Workers' Compensation Board is the state agency that provides timely and impartial resolution of disputes arising out of the workers' compensation and OR-OSHA law. Administrative Law Judges conduct hearings and mediations. The five member board is an appellate body that reviews Administrative Law Judges' orders.

Our mission here at the Workers' Compensation Board is to provide timely and impartial resolution of disputes arising under Oregon Workers' Compensation Law and the Oregon Safe Employment Act.

Board Members

Holly J. Somers, Board Chair
Margaret F. Weddell, Board Member
Steve Lanning, Board Member
Judy L. Johnson, Board Member
Sally Anne Curey, Board Member

Board Review Division
   Roger C. Pearson,
   Managing Attorney
Hearings Division
   Joy M. Dougherty,
   Presiding Administrative Law Judge
Administrative Services Division
   Terry Bello,
   Administrative Services Manager

WCB Information:

Hearing Locations

Workers' Compensation Board
2601 25th St SE, Ste 150
Salem, OR 97302-1280

Phone: (503) 378-3308
Toll free:
1-877-311-8061 - Salem
1-866-880-2078 - Portland

New website coming soon
WCB will launch a new website in the coming weeks. Please be aware as you will need to update your bookmarks. The new website is designed to work well on mobile devices and be accessible to people with disabilities. Stay tuned for more information about the change.

WCB Salem Office - Notice of Road Construction
Please be advised that the intersection of Madrona Ave. SE and 25h St. SE will be closed for construction from June 1 to October 31. Motorists should expect delays as traffic will need to use alternate routes. WCB access will continue to be available.

Board News & Case Notes
May 2016 Issue

New Request for Hearing/Response to Issues forms

Exhibits submitted at
12/4/15 rulemaking hearing

HB 2764 Advisory Committee Report

WCB Portal Instructions & FAQs


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