FAQs from Employers regarding Weekly Payments

Posted September 5, 2014 9:55 am

When a claim for compensation is received, employers are required to calculate the amount of weekly payment to be paid to the worker. This is called the Weekly Payment Rate, it is the greater of the amounts derived from the Normal Weekly Earnings formula and the Ordinary Time Rate of Pay formula (s. 69(1)(a), Workers Compensation Act 1988).