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Free Educational Resources and Webinars for Agents, Brokers and Insurers

May 18, 2016

Workers’ compensation insurance can be complicated and the WCIRB is always here to help, offering free educational webinars focused on trending workers’ compensation insurance topics and WCIRB products and services available to help agents, brokers and insurers do their job.

WCIRB Online Resources
The WCIRB, in its partnership with the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California (IIABCal), recently hosted a webinar showcasing all the WCIRB online resources available to agents and brokers. Watch a video recording of the webinar to explore the Learning Center on and get tips on how to search for classifications and coverage information. Download the WCIRB Agents and Brokers Toolkit for links to important WCIRB tools and resources at your fingertips, and visit the Agents and Brokers page on for more helpful information such as the latest on experience rating changes, classification related articles, videos and online guides covering important workers’ compensation issues.

If you are an insurer, stay up to date on WCIRB news, the latest WCIRB Connect® enhancements, and helpful tools and resources on the Insurers page on
Upcoming WCIRB Webinars for Agents, Brokers and Insurers
Don’t miss the chance to get your questions answered by a WCIRB expert in a live session. Below are free WCIRB webinars that are just right around the corner. Mark your calendars and register now!

  • WCIRB Connect® Tools and Tips for Insurers
    Wednesday, May 25, 10:30AM – 11:30AM PT; June 29, July 27 or August 31, 10:00AM – 11:00AM PT
    Do you use WCIRB Connect? These monthly webinars provide an overview of the various tools and information in WCIRB Connect available to insurers and TPE users. Topics include the WCIRB Connect Work Queue, searching for X-Mod information and rate sheets, and the different ways you can look up the due date for a Unit Statistical Report. View available dates and times, and register for a session on the WCIRB Connect Webinars page.
  • WCIRB Mod Talks – Session 3 – The Regulatory Filing Process
    Thursday, May 26, 10:00AM – 10:30AM PT
    If you’ve ever wondered how changes to experience rating are made, you won’t want to miss this session. The WCIRB’s Dave Bellusci and Ward Brooks will provide a brief history of experience rating in California, explain the WCIRB’s process for proposing Experience Rating Plan enhancements to the Insurance Commissioner, and what to expect in the WCIRB’s January 1, 2017 Regulatory Filing. Register now>
  • 2017 Experience Modifications
    Wednesday, June 22, 10:00AM – 10:30AM PT
    This is the second webinar in the IIABCal and WCIRB workers’ compensation webinar series which provides more helpful tools to agents and brokers. Rod Libbe will explain the 2017 Experience Rating Plan changes and how experience modifications will be calculated using a primary/excess split point that varies based on the size of the employer. Register now> 

This is just a sample of the webinars that the WCIRB is offering this year. To view the complete list of upcoming WCIRB webinars and to register, go to our WCIRB Webinars page on

If you missed one of our webinars, or want to revisit a particular presentation, video recordings of past webinars are also available on the WCIRB Webinars page.

Related Information

Agents and Brokers Resources
Insurers Resources
WCIRB Webinars
WCIRB Connect

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