TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-35
Workers' Compensation – Procedure

SECTION 28-35-40


§ 28-35-40 Delivery of weekly compensation.

Whenever the employee is entitled to weekly compensation under chapters 29 – 38 of this title, the employer, and/or insurance carrier, until further order of the workers' compensation court, shall cause to be paid by electronic fund transfer; or issued as an electronic access device; or mailed first-class mail to the employee, addressed to his or her last known residence; each week the amount of compensation payable to the employee as it may be due. Electronic fund transfer payments or issuance of an electronic access device shall be permitted if mutually agreed upon by the employee and the employer or its insurer on forms provided by the department of labor and training, which may be rescinded at will by either party on forms provided by the department of labor and training and filed with the department.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 2, § 11; P.L. 1952, ch. 2992, § 1; G.L., ch. 300, art. 3, § 12; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-35-40; P.L. 1986, ch. 507, § 9; P.L. 1990, ch. 332, art. 1, § 5; P.L. 2015, ch. 104, § 3; P.L. 2015, ch. 116, § 3.)