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.
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