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Administrative Procedures

Workers' Compensation

Policy Number: 5.5.9-P

Current Effective Date: 07/01/2017

Original Effective Date: 08/15/2002

Revision Dates: 08/15/2002, 04/01/2009, 05/30/2017

Revision Number: 3

Revision Summary:

Responsible Official: Director of Payroll

References:

1. Purpose

This procedure addresses the articulation of the payroll office’s role with KCTCS’ workers’ compensation claims.

2. Scope

This procedure applies to all KCTCS employees.

3. General

3.1

Approved workers' compensation payments are administered through the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s third party administrator.

  1. The third party administrator is responsible for paying approximately 2/3 of the employee’s salary during the defined compensation period.
  2. The workers’ compensation payment will go directly to the employee and should not flow through KCTCS Payroll.

3.2

An employee may request to use his/her accrued sick and vacation leave to supplement any reduction in gross pay due to workers' compensation.