According to 452 CMR 3.02 (1), for purposes of MGL c. 152 § 35C, applicable benefits on the first date of eligibility for benefits shall be based on the employee's average weekly wage (AWW) as of such first date of eligibility for benefits, or, if the employee is not employed on that date, it shall be based on the employee's average weekly wage as of the employee's last date of employment.

Please note: The employee's earnings from the last employer governed by MGL c. 152 are the basis to determine the AWW and the applicable benefits.