The Industrial Commission is the state agency responsible for:

  • Regulating workers’ compensation activities in Idaho, including companies licensed to issue workers’ compensation policies.
  • Ensuring that employers have workers’ compensation coverage as required by law.
  • Settling disputes between injured workers, employers, and insurers.
  • Deciding appeals for unemployment decisions from the Idaho Department of Labor.
  • Assisting injured workers by supporting their medical recovery while facilitating a timely return to employment that is as close as possible to the worker’s pre-injury status and wage.
  • Providing compensation to innocent victims of crime through the Crime Victims Compensation Program.

Industrial Commission Website Update

The Industrial Commission recently upgraded its entire website environment. As the upgrade is being finalized you may find broken links or webpages. Please report any issues to webmaster@iic.idaho.gov.

Idaho employers will see a drop in workers’ compensation rates in 2022.

Administrative Meeting


The Idaho Industrial Commission meets in regular session daily at 10:00 a.m., except on holidays and on days when no quorum is present.

10:00 a.m.

  1. Action Item: Minutes
  2. Action Item:Follow-up Reports
  3. Action Item: Director’s Report
  4. Executive Session, if required, under I.C. § 74-206(a) [to consider personnel hiring], (b) [to consider personnel discipline, dismissal or complaints], or (f) [to communicate with legal counsel about litigation or possible litigation].
  5. Action Item: Adjournment

2021 Notice to the Public2021 Annual Agenda

Advisory Committee – November 10, 2021 Remote Meeting

The Industrial Commission receives guidance from the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee. The Committee will seek public input and participation in its deliberations. Recommendations for adding legislation or other concerns should be submitted to Kamerron Slay, Commission Secretary. Please include supporting documentation such as a statement of the problem, draft legislation, or other information that would help. The next meeting of the Commission’s Advisory Committee is scheduled to be held on November 10, 2021, beginning at 9:00 AM. Due to the recent increase of COVID-19 in the Treasure Valley, the November 10, 2021 meeting will be held remotely via Zoom.

2021 Temporary and Proposed Rulemaking

The Idaho Industrial Commission’s proposed rulemaking notices were published in the October Special Bulletin. Idaho Administrative October Special Bulletin

The Commission held a virtual Negotiated Rulemaking Session on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.

Please visit the Office of the Administrative Rules Coordinator for more information.

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Negotiated Rulemaking – Regarding EDI Transition 3.0-3.1

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Negotiated Rulemaking – Medical Information Proposed Rule Changes

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