TDI Approves 13 Companies to Self-Fund Workers Compensation Claims

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) approved 13 companies to self-insure for workers’ compensation claims for a one-year period under the TDI-DWC Self-Insurance Regulation program. These 13 companies collectively employ approximately 26,500 employees in Texas.

Under Texas law, certain large, private companies can self-insure for workers’ compensation claims, while retaining the protection of the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act for the company and for its employees. To qualify, a company must have a minimum workers’ compensation insurance unmodified manual premium of $500,000 and meet other requirements subject to annual review.

The following thirteen companies received renewals of existing self-insurance certificates: 

  • AAA Cooper Transportation, Dothan, AL
  • American Electric Power Company, Inc., Heath, OH
  • Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Kansas City, KS
  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, DE
  • Emerson Electric Co., St. Louis, MO
  • FedEx Freight East, Inc., Harrison, AR
  • Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills, MI
  • Hyatt Corporation, Chicago, IL
  • International Paper Company, Memphis, TN
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, OH
  • Unique Staff Leasing I, Ltd., Corpus Christi, TX
  • Valero Energy Corporation, San Antonio, TX
  • VF Corporation, Greensboro, NC

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