Texas Workers' Compensation Notice 6 - Election of Workers' Compensation Poster Required
The Workers' Compensation Notice 6 - Election of Workers' Compensation is a labor law posters poster by the Texas Workforce Commission. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Texas, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster, in English, serves as a notice to employees of their workers' compensation coverage status as well as insurance coverage information.
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NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES CONCERNING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION IN TEXAS COVERAGE: [Name of employer] has workers’ compensation insurance coverage from [name of commercial insurance comp\ any] in the event of work-related injury or occupational disease. This coverage is effective from [effective date of workers’ compensation insurance policy] . Any injuries or occupational diseases which occur on or after that date will be handled by [name of commercial insurance company] . An employee or a person acting on the employee’s behalf, must notify the employer of an injury or occupational disease not later \ than the 30th day after the date on which the injury occurs or the date the employee knew or should have \ known of an occupational disease, unless the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (Division) determines that good cause existed for failure to provide timely notice.\ Your employer is required to provide you with coverage information, in writing, when you are hired\ or whenever the employer becomes, or ceases to be, covered by workers’ compensation insurance. EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE: The Division provides free information about how to file a workers’ compensation claim. Division staff will answer any questions you may have about workers’ compensation and process any requests for dispute resolution of a claim.\ You can obtain this assistance by contacting your local Division field office or by calling 1-800-252-7031. The Office of Injured Employee Counsel (OIEC) also provides free assistance to injured employees and will explain your rights and responsibilities under the Workers’ Compensation Act. You can obtain OIEC’s assistance by contacting an OIEC customer service representative in your local Division field office or by calling 1-866-EZE-OIEC (1-866-393-6432). SAFETY VIOLATIONS HOTLINE: The Division has a 24 hour toll-free telephone number for reporting unsafe conditions in the workplace that may violate occupation\ al health and safety laws. Employers are prohibited by law from suspending, terminating, or discrim\ inating against any employee because he or she in good faith reports an alleged occupational health o\ r safety violation. Contact the Division at 1-800-452-9595. Notice 6 (01/13) TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE, DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION Rule 110.101(e)(1) COVERED EMPLOYER Texas Workers’ Compensation Rule 110.101(e)(1) requires employers who are covered by workers’ compensation through a commercial insurance company to advise their empl\ oyees that they do have workers’ compensation insurance coverage and to advise their employees of the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation's toll free number to obtain additional information about their workers' compensation rights. Notices in English, Spanish and any other language common to the employe\ r's emplo must be posted and:1. 2. 3. Prominently displayed in the employer's personnel office, if any; Located about the workplace in such a way that each employee is likely t\ o see th regular basis; Printed with a title in at least 26 point bold type, subject in at least\ 18 point bold ty at least 16 point normal type; and 4. Contain the exact words as prescribed in Rule 110.101(e)(1).
Other Texas Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional thirteen optional and mandatory Texas labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF https://www.tdi.texas.gov/forms/dwc/notice6.pdf , updated August 2019
- Texas Labor Law Posters at http://www.twc.state.tx.us/customers/bemp/employment-law.html
- Texas Workforce Commission
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