In computing average annual earnings for the purposes of temporary disability indemnity, the average weekly earnings for a claimant whose last employment was either (i) as an employee as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 3351, or (ii) as an employee engaged in vending, selling, offering for sale, or delivering directly to the public, any newspaper published at least weekly, shall be taken at not less than the lesser of the minimum amounts specified in subdivision (a) of Section 4453, or 1.2 times the employee's actual weekly earnings from all employers, nor more than two hundred ninety-four dollars ($294), or injuries occurring on and after January 1, 1983, or three hundred thirty-six dollars ($336), for injuries occurring on and after January 1, 1984. Between these limits, the average weekly earnings, except as provided in Sections 4456 to 4459, shall be arrived at as provided in paragraphs (1) through (4), inclusive, of subdivision (c) of Section 4453.
(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 922, Sec. 8.)