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Hobby Lobby Joins Dispute at Supreme Court Over Constitutionality of TTD Cap

By WorkCompCentral

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 | 250 | 0 | 0 min read

Hobby Lobby Stores last week threw its support behind an Oklahoma employer defending the constitutionality of the state’s statutory cap on the amounts payable as temporary total disability benefits before the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Section 45(A)(1) of the Administrative Workers' Compensation Act sets the weekly TTD rate for a worker at the lesser of 70% of his average weekly wage, or 70% of the statewide average weekly wage. The present statewide average weekly wage is $851.47, so Section 45(A)(1) serves to limit workers with higher weekly earnings to a TT...

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