Workers’ Compensation Program Time line
Cities and towns across the US face drastically raising costs for workers compensation coverage.
First official minutes on record, organizing the Montana League of Cities and Towns Insurance Trust.
Thirteen original members expand to 50.
Special session of the Legislature allows public entities to self-insure by issuing bonds.
Trust terminated. Montana Municipal Insurance Authority established.
Bob Worthington becomes first contract employee.
Hire first safety coordinator.
Claims adjusting moves in-house.
Move into building on McHugh Dr.
Workers’ Compensation program reaches 105 members. Bob Worthington retires.
Alan Hulse becomes CEO.
Name changes to Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority.
Workers’ compensation bonds paid off.
Program has 108 members, six staff with a combined 67 years of experience examining workers’ compensation claims and 279 years of combined experience in municipal risk retention pooling.