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Right to compensation
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 3-A
§ 49-cc. Right to compensation. If an employee becomes disabled from
occupational loss of hearing he shall be entitled to compensation in
accordance with the provisions of subdivision three of section fifteen
of this chapter. No employee shall in the aggregate receive greater
compensation from any or all employers than that provided in subdivision
three of section fifteen for total loss of hearing. Notwithstanding the
provisions of paragraph c of subdivision four of section twenty-five of
this chapter awards for occupational loss of hearing shall be paid in
addition to, and shall not be deducted from, benefits payable to an
employee under any welfare plan, pension plan, agreement or trust to
which such employee is a party or of which he is a beneficiary.