|Michael F. Easley, Governor
Pamela T. Young, Chair
||Bernadine S. Ballance,
Buck Lattimore, Commissioner
Laura K. Mavretic, Commissioner
Danny L. McDonald, Commissioner
Christopher Scott, Commissioner
Dianne C. Sellers, Commissioner
|TO:||All Interested Parties|
|FROM:||Tracey H. Weaver, Executive Secretary|
|DATE:||August 27, 2008|
|SUBJECT:||Maximum Weekly Benefit for 2009|
The North Carolina Industrial Commission has established the maximum weekly benefit for 2009 pursuant to N.C. Gen. Stat. §97-29. Effective January 1, 2009, the maximum weekly benefit applicable to all injuries and claims arising on and after January 1, 2009 shall be eight hundred and sixteen dollars ($816.00).
The maximum weekly benefit was derived by multiplying the average weekly insured wage of seven hundred and forty-two dollars and thirty-six cents ($742.36) for the calendar year 2007, as determined by the Employment Security Commission in accordance with N.C. Gen. Stat. §96-8(22), by 1.10 and rounding the figure to its nearest multiple of two dollars ($2.00).
The minimum weekly benefit is thirty dollars ($30.00) as set forth in N.C. Gen. Stat. §97-29.
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