Georgia Mandatory Labor Law Updates July 2019
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Did you know Georgia released a revised version of the Workman's Compensation Bill of Rights document July 2019? If you haven't updated yet, you are out of compliance.
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This updated Georgia poster boasting revised employee rights and responsibilities including new benefit dollar amounts.
- In catastrophic cases and non catastrophic cases, the employee is eligible to receive two-thirds of their current weekly wage, but no more that $675 (previously $575).
- If an employee dies while on the job, their beneficiaries are eligible to receive two-thirds of their current weekly wage, but no more than $676. A widowed spouse supporting her children is entitled to receive up to $270,000.
- If due to on the job injuries, an employee is able to return to work but forced to take a lower paying job they are entitled to an additional weekly benefit of up to $450 (for up to 350 weeks).
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