Workers' Compensation

The Workers' Compensation law provides medical benefits and disability compensation including a weekly compensation benefit for time lost.  The  weekly benefit is equal to 66 2/3% of the employee's average weekly earnings up to a maximum established by the Industrial Commission each year.  When an employee is injured, he/she must go on workers' compensation leave and receive workers' compensation weekly benefits after the waiting period required by statute (G.S. 97-28). 


For UNC General Administration Employees Only