An employee who has a work-related injury or illness that
meets the definition under Workers' Comp will receive Workers'
Compensation Leave and weekly compensation benefits.
The basics are described below. Contact your supervisor
or human resources representative if you have any questions
or would like a copy of the policy or Workers’ Compensation
- Workers' Compensation coverage applies to full-time
employees, part-time employees and temporary employees.
- If you are injured on the job or have a work-related illness, notify your supervisor immediately and complete
the proper forms as soon as possible.
- Employees who have a work-related injury or illness are entitled to Workers'
Compensation leave, medical benefits and compensation payments.
- The benefit payments will be approximately 66 2/3 percent of the employee's
regular salary (up to a certain limit).
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view the Worker Compensation Policy.
addition to all of the medical benefits under
Workers' Compensation in the policy above, DHHS
also eligible for benefits under G.S. 115C-338. This
benefit allows educators to receive full salary continuation
for up to one year from the date of a work-related
injury and benefits begin on the first day of disability
(no seven-day waiting period).