UPDATE 10/23/12: The Ky. DWC now advises the plan to provide an online open records system by November 1, 2012 has been delayed due to technical difficulties. They now predict the records will be accessible by December 1, 2012.
Finally, from the Ky. Department of Workers’ Claims:
“The Department of Workers’ Claims is excited to offer an Online Open Records System available to you November 1, 2012. This online system will allow you to purchase records via credit card in an online environment and allow for electronic retrieval of documents. This has long been a goal of the Department of Workers’ Claims and we are pleased to make it a reality!
“The Department will continue to process faxed and mailed requests in the *traditional fashion. The pricing is going to change to allow us to provide this service to you; please note the updated price per page rates for all requests.
$0.15 per page/ computer copies plus $2.50 processing fee per request
$0.75 per page/ microfilm requests plus $5.00 processing fee per request
$5.00 per request for certification
4% per request processed online (processing fee for credit card payments)
*Postage will be charged for mailed and faxed requests as in the past. As well, we will continue to accept the same forms of payment for traditionally filed requests, which are checks, money orders and cash.”