In a decision that’s good for workers in the two-jobeconomy, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday that an employeereceiving workers’ compensation for an injury on his part-timejob can also collect disability payments from his full-time boss,for the same injury.

There is no evidence the Legislature “intended to deprive aworker who pays deductions for temporary disability benefits fromobtaining those benefits to compensate him for the loss of incomeat his full-time employment merely because his injury occurred ata second or part-time job,” the three-judge panel wrote in In reScott, A-612-97T3 .

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