SAIF News

SAIF in Oregon Declares $100 Million Dividend for Policyholders

SAIF, Oregon’s state chartered workers’ compensation insurer, has declared a $100 million dividend for policyholders. Kerry Barnett, president and CEO of SAIF, remarked that the dividend comes at a difficult time for many Oregon businesses facing the challenges of the …

Oregon Employers Will Get $160 Million From SAIF

SAIF customers in Oregon will receive $160 million in dividends this year. The SAIF the board of directors declared a $120 million primary dividend to be paid to policyholders based on their premium, and a $40 million safety performance dividend …

Pets Account for Nearly 400 Workers’ Comp Claims A Year in Oregon

Slip and falls, flying tools, poor posture. The workplace can be dangerous, and now you can add pets to the risks that Oregon workers face. Dogs and cats have accounted for more than 1,900 claims since 2014 received by SAIF, …

SAIF in Oregon Names Williams Vice President Of Human Resources

Ian Williams has joined SAIF as vice president of human resources. Williams will oversee all aspects of HR, including compensation and benefits, employee engagement and retention and recruitment. Most recently, he was vice president of human resources at Belden Inc. …

Oregon SAIF Declares Dividends as Workers’ Comp Costs Decrease

The board of directors of the SAIF, the not-for-profit company providing workers’ comp insurance in Oregon, declared two dividends for customers: a $120 million primary dividend to be paid to SAIF’s policyholders, and a $40 million safety performance dividend to …

SAIF in Oregon Names Former Commissioner Robison Chief Actuarial Officer

SAIF has named Laura Robison, a former Oregon insurance commissioner, as its chief actuarial officer. The appointment is effective in September. Robison will manage the loss reserving process, oversee ratemaking and rate filing, and manage SAIF’s reinsurance program, among other …