Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission

News Alerts

  • IWCC Workers’ Compensation Commission Board Meeting

    Please be advised that the Workers’ Compensation Commission Board Meeting is scheduled for April 22, 2021, at 11:00AM. 

    [Click Here] for the meeting details and agenda.

  • COMPFILE RELEASE 3 STARTS ON APRIL 21!

    Applications, motions, decisions, and reviews must be filed through CompFile beginning on April 21, 2021.

    To prepare for the next release, [Click Here] to visit the CompFile Implementation webpage for important information on instructional materials, training opportunities, and the logistics for transitioning to completely electronic filing.

  • APRIL 2021 SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE COMMISSIONER MONTHLY PROCEDURES AND ARBITRATION MONTHLY PROCEDURES

    The Commissioner's Monthly Review Procedures, as posted for the month of February will continue through the month of April.

    Arbitration Monthly Procedures that were posted for the month of February will continue through the month of April. 

    [Click Here] for the Procedures posted for February 2021.

    Calendars for the IWCC Commissioners and Arbitrators for the Month of April 2021 are posted below.

    [Click Here] for the April 2021 Commission Calendar
    [Click Here] for the April 2021 Arbitrator Location Schedule
    [Click Here] for the April 2021 Arbitrator Calendar


  • Realignment of Commission Panels

    Due to the reappointment process, commission panels have been reconstituted as follows.

    Panel A:
    Public Member:
    Labor Member:
    Employer Member:
    ​Maria Portela
    Thomas Tyrrell
    Kathryn Doerries
    Panel B:
    ​Public Member:
    Labor Member:
    Employer Member:
    ​Stephen Mathis
    Deborah Baker
    Deborah Simpson
    Panel C:
    ​Public Member:
    Labor Member:
    Employer Member:
    ​Barbara Flores
    Marc Parker
    Christopher Harris

    The re-setting of any cases that are currently pending Oral Argument will occur as expeditiously as possible.  If a new Oral Argument date is not tendered in the next 5 days, the matter will remain on the Oral Argument call, as scheduled.

    Commissioner Baker will take over the Chicago and Waukegan Calls that were previously assigned to former Commissioner Coppoletti.

    Please also be advised that Commissioner Christopher Harris will take over the Springfield and Chicago Calls that were assigned to former Commissioner McCarthy.

    All matters previously assigned to Commissioner Coppoletti will now be assigned to Commissioner Baker; and all matters previously assigned to Commissioner McCarthy will now be assigned to Commissioner Harris.

    If you have any additional questions regarding the assignment of a matter on Review, please contact Ms. Joanne Cozzo, for assistance.

    Michael J. Brennan, Chairman

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