TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-41
Temporary Disability Insurance – Benefits

SECTION 28-41-7


§ 28-41-7 Total amount of benefits.

The total amount of benefits payable during a benefit year to any eligible individual shall be an amount equal to thirty-six percent (36%) of the individual's total wages for employment by employers subject to chapters 39 – 41 of this title during his or her base period; provided, that no individual shall be paid total benefits in any benefit year which exceed thirty (30) times his or her weekly benefit rate; provided further, that dependents' allowances to which he or she might be entitled under § 28-41-5 shall be in addition to these total benefits. If the total amount of benefits is not an exact multiple of one dollar ($1.00), then it shall be raised to the next higher multiple of one dollar ($1.00).

History of Section.
(P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, § 5; P.L. 1949, ch. 2176, § 1; P.L. 1951, ch. 2853, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-41-7; P.L. 1958 (s.s.), ch. 211, § 3; P.L. 1985, ch. 357, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 272, § 2; P.L. 2000, ch. 109, § 38.)