Injured Workers Beware: Hidden Danger in Concurrent Employment in States That Refuse to Combine Concurrent Wages in Computing Average Weekly Wage

A close friend of our youngest child (age-25) recently repeated a quip that I first heard years ago, during the “stagflation” of the late 1970s. Our son’s friend, who holds a degree from a respected North Carolina university, but who has not been able to land a permanent position with...

California: Earnings Includes Employer Provided Living Quarters and Benefit (Labor Code Sec. 4554)

The Court of Appeals, Third Appellate District, has ordered published a recently issued decision on calculation of Temporary Disability benefits where the employee’s earnings include not only salary but also living quarters including utilities but where the living expenses are identified by the...

California: Earnings Includes Employer Provided Living Quarters and Benefit (Labor Code Sec. 4554)

The Court of Appeals, Third Appellate District, has ordered published a recently issued decision on calculation of Temporary Disability benefits where the employee’s earnings include not only salary but also living quarters including utilities but where the living expenses are identified by the...