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The Division has amended Rule 129.3, regarding Amount of Temporary Income Benefits, to
increase the hourly wage that determines whether a worker is paid TIBs at the rate of 70% or 75%
of the Average Weekly Wage for the first 26 weeks of benefits. The rule implements the amendment
to Labor Code section 408.103 which became effective September 1, 2015 and which raised the
threshold from $8.50/hour to $10.00/hour for claims with a date of injury of September 1, 2015 or