(b) Whenever applicable benefits are paid to a claimant with respect to the same time period in which the claimant has earned wages as a result of his or her employment, the following reduction in applicable benefits shall be made. The claimant's applicable monthly benefits and monthly net wages received from the current employment shall be added together. If the total exceeds by more than one hundred twenty percent of the amount of the claimant's monthly net wages earned during his or her last employment prior to the award of permanent total disability benefits, the excess shall be reduced by one dollar for each two dollars that the claimant's monthly benefits and monthly net wages exceed the one hundred twenty percent level: Provided, That in no event shall applicable benefits be reduced below the minimum weekly benefits as provided in subdivisions (b) and (d), section six of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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