If you are vested in the state retirement system, but cannot return to work due to a work injury you should consult an experienced attorney to advise you of your rights.
North Carolina Workers' Compensation Law News & Information - Hemmings & Stevens PLLC Law Firm - Raleigh, NC. If you have questions about a workers' compensation claim, or have trouble understanding workers' compensation terms or navigating the workers' compensation system, call us at (919) 277.0161
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Teachers
Teachers are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for school related injuries. Teachers can be injured at work just like other workers, and public school teachers in North Carolina are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits when injured on the job. As a public employee, the teacher also may be a part of the Teachers’ and State Employee’s retirement system depending on certain service and age requirements are met. see http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/district-humanresources/key-information/information/policymanual.pdf
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