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Workers' Disability Compensation Appeals Commission

The Workers' Disability Compensation Appeals Commission created in Executive Order No. 2019-13 handles, processes, and decides appeals from orders of the director and the workers' compensation magistrates as provided for under the Worker's Disability Compensation Act of 1969. The Commission may promulgate rules on administrative appellate procedure for purposes under the act.
The Commission includes three members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. After the initial appointments, members serve 4-year terms.
Executive Order No. 2019-13 abolished the Michigan Compensation Appellate Commission created under Executive Order No. 2011-6 and transferred their duties to the Workers' Disability Compensation Appeals Commission and the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Commission.
To judiciously service Michigan's employees, employers and insurers by expeditiously addressing and impartially resolving claims for review (appeals) of decisions involving the award of worker's compensation benefits.


Contact Information

Mailing address:
Workers' Disability Compensation Appeals Commission
P.O. Box 30468
Lansing, MI  48909-7968
Main Telephone Number: (517) 284-9300 or (800) 738-6372
Main Facsimile Number: (517) 284-5391


Granner S. Ries, Clinton Township
Term expires 7/31/22
Daryl Royal, Wayne - Chair
Term expires 7/31/23
Duncan McMillan, East Grand Rapids
Term expires 7/31/25