The New Hampshire Department of Labor has announced the updated maximum and minimum weekly compensation rates under RSA 281-A: 28,
which are effective July 1, 2018.
The maximum weekly compensation rate will be one thousand five hundred eighty two dollars and fifty cents ($1,582.50), and in order for an injured employee to receive the maximum benefit, the employee must have an average weekly wage as determined by RSA 281-A: 15, in the amount of two thousand six hundred thirty seven dollars and fifty cents ($2,637.50) or more.
The minimum weekly compensation rate will be three hundred sixteen dollars and fifty cents ($316.50). Minimum weekly compensation is 30% of the State's Average Weekly Wage for injuries after 2/8/94.
- If an employee's average weekly wage as calculated on Form No. 76WCA, is $316.50 or less, the weekly compensation shall be the full amount of the employee's average weekly wage, but in no event shall the weekly compensation rate exceed 90% of the employee's after tax earnings.
- If an employee's average weekly wage is greater than $316.50 but less than $2,637.50, the weekly compensation shall be 60% of the employee's average weekly wage or $316.50 whichever is greater. In no event, however, shall the weekly compensation rate exceed 100% of the employee's after tax earnings.
If you have any questions regarding this notice,
please feel free to call either:
Attorney Richard Florino
at (617) 242-9600 x 222
Attorney James O'Sullivan
at (617) 242-9600 x 275