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Chapter DWD 80

DWD 80.39 Advance payment of unaccrued compensation.

(1) The department may order partial or full payment of unaccrued compensation to an employe or his or her dependents pursuant to s. 102.32 (6), Stats., upon consideration of the following factors:

(a) The length of time since the injury;

(b) The total income of the employe or the dependent;

(c) The income of others in the employe's or the dependent's household;

(d) The age of the employe or the dependent;

(e) The other available assets of the employe or the dependent;

(f) The loss of benefits because of interest credit due to self-insured employer or insurance carrier;

(g) The purpose for which the advancement is requested;

(h) The other financial obligations of the employe or the dependent;

(i) The employment status of the employe or the dependent;

(j) If the advancement is requested for the purchase of real estate, the cost of the real estate and availability of other necessary financing for the real estate;

(k) The employe's or the dependent's previous experience in and likelihood of success in a proposed business venture;

(l) The probable income and security of any proposed investment; and

(m) Other information indicating whether an advancement is in the best interest of the applicant.

History: Cr. Register, September, 1982, No. 321, eff. 10-1-82; CR 07-019: am. (1), Register October 2007 No. 622, eff. 11-1-07.

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