Labor and Labor Relations
Temporary Disability Insurance — Benefits
R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-41-13
§ 28-41-13. Disqualification by receipt of unemployment compensation benefits.
(a) (1) An individual shall be disqualified from receiving benefits during any week with respect to which he or she will receive remuneration in the form of benefits under an unemployment compensation law of any state or of the United States.
(2) Notwithstanding any provisions of chapters 39 — 41 of this title to the contrary, an individual receiving unemployment compensation and who is injured while unemployed and who is then denied unemployment compensation as a result of those injuries, shall, if otherwise eligible, be entitled to receive temporary disability insurance benefits without serving a waiting period as required in § 28-41-12.
(b) Notwithstanding any provisions of chapters 39 — 41 of this title to the contrary, if an individual has been determined to have been paid unemployment compensation benefits and/or dependents' allowances under chapters 42 — 44 of this title, for the same week or weeks with respect to which the individual was entitled to receive temporary disability insurance benefits and/or dependents' allowances under chapters 39 — 41 of this title, that individual shall, at the discretion of the director, be liable to have that sum deducted from any benefits payable to him or her under chapters 39 — 41 of this title for the same week or weeks, to reimburse the director for the employment security fund.
History of Section.
P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, § 6; P.L. 1943, ch. 1367, § 2; P.L. 1949, ch. 2176, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-41-13; P.L. 1988, ch. 184, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 302, § 1.