NU Online News Service, Sept. 16, 3:38 p.m. EDT

The California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (WCIRB) has revised its workers’ compensation rate increase request to 27.7 percent from 29.6 percent, reflecting additional data that has become available since the initial request, the WCIRB said.

WCIRB communications director Jack Hannan, said the bureau submitted its original filing in August based on data available as of March 31. The updated request takes into account data through June 31 that was not available in August, he said.

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