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85.60 Injuries while in employment training or evaluation.

A person receiving earnings while engaged in employment training or while undergoing an em- ployment evaluation under the direction of a rehabilitation facility approved for purchase-of-service contracts or for referrals by the department of human services or the department of education, who sustains an injury arising out of and in the course of the employment training or employment evaluation is entitled to benefits as provided in this chapter, chapter 85A, chapter 85B, and chapter 86. Notwithstanding the minimum benefit provisions of this chapter, such a person entitled to benefits under this chapter is entitled to re- ceive a minimum weekly benefit amount for a permanent partial disability under section 85.34, subsection 2, or for a permanent total disability under section 85.34, subsection 3, equal to the weekly benefit amount of a person whose gross weekly earnings are thirty-five percent of the statewide average weekly wage computed pursuant to section 96.3 and in effect at the time of the injury.

Section History: Recent form

86 Acts, ch 1104, §1

Internal References

Referred to in § 85.61

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