PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
333.2229 Employees at veterans' facility physically injured by assault; wages; supplement; fringe benefits.
A person employed by the department at the Michigan veterans' facility at Grand Rapids, or the D.J. Jacobetti veterans' facility at Marquette established under Act No. 152 of the Public Acts of 1885, being sections 36.1 to 36.12 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, or any other veterans' facility operated by the department after the effective date of this section who is physically injured during the course of his or her employment as the result of an assault by a recipient of department services shall receive his or her full wages from the department until worker's compensation benefits begin and then shall receive in addition to worker's compensation benefits a supplement from the department which together with the worker's compensation benefits shall equal but not exceed the weekly net wage of the employee at the time of the injury. This supplement shall only apply while the person is on the department's payroll and is receiving worker's compensation benefits due to an injury covered by this section and shall include an employee who is receiving worker's compensation benefits on the effective date of this section due to an injury covered by this section. This supplement shall not exceed a 100 week period. Fringe benefits normally received by an employee shall be in effect during the time the employee receives the supplement provided by this section from the department.
History: Add. 1987, Act 285, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 1988
Popular Name: Act 368
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