Iowa Division of Workers'
Compensation Hearing Schedule
To see hearings that have been scheduled and the available
time slots for hearings, follow the instructions below. (You cannot
change the information shown on the schedule.)
Before you e-mail the division to schedule a hearing make
sure that all parties have
agreed to the hearing date.
1. Click on the following link
2. Then click on "By Venue" on the left side of the page and a list of
venues where cases are heard will appear.
3. Click on the blue triangle by the venue of
your case and a list of scheduled cases will appear arranged in order of the
If there is a date in blue, that date is available for
scheduling. (Except for holidays and DWC staff meeting days)
Occasionally parties in different cases may request the same hearing date.
The party that first requested the date is given preference.
Parties wishing to schedule cases in all venues except Des
Moines, will need to choose a backup hearing date first. The backup
date shall be within 12 months of the petition file date. Then the
parties need to pick a primary date at least 4 weeks after the backup
4. Scroll to the date of your assignment to find
your case and its status as primary or backup. The name of defense
counsel is also shown.
5. Click on the name of defense counsel for any
case and the names of the parties, file number, claimant's counsel, and the
presiding deputy will appear, if a deputy has been assigned.
All parties who wish to schedule a hearing should send
the request to:
Please include the file number, all parties' names, date,
time, and venue in your request.
Because of the time it takes to enter and upload data,
changes will not appear immediately. The information you see is
updated approximately once per hour.
of Hearings and Mediations
Please use the Hearing Schedule when the rescheduling of a hearing or
mediation becomes necessary. Please review the open timeslots with opposing
counsel prior to calling in for rescheduling. That way you will know your
options and have some dates and times in mind when calling. It is
recommended that you have two or more dates and times for the rescheduling
in mind when calling. Rescheduling is done from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.,
Monday through Friday. The rescheduling phone number is (515) 281-6621.
If you have questions regarding the Hearing Schedule or
how to navigate through the schedule please e-mail:
- Siri Reed, Hearing Scheduler
- Telephone: (515) 281-5387
Deputy Workers' Compensation Commissioners travel to
seven (7) venues outside of the Des Moines area to hear workers'
compensation claims. Those venues are:
- Council Bluffs (CB) (04) Pottawattamie Co.
- Cedar Rapids (CR) (06)
4444 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 - Lindale Mall STE 436
- Davenport (DA) (07) Kahl Educational Center -326 W
3rd St., Davenport, IA
- Iowa Falls (IF) (02)
Ellsworth College Renewable Energy Center 707 Ellsworth Ave, Iowa Falls, IA
- Ottumwa (OT) (08) Indian Hills Comm. College,
Iowa Workforce Development Center, IHCC
North Campus, 15260 Truman St., Ottumwa, IA (Effective 1-1-13)
- Sioux City (SC) (03) Iowa Workforce Center- 2508 4th
St., Sioux City, IA
- Waterloo (WA) (01) Iowa Workforce Development - 3420
University Ave., Waterloo, IA