A recent article in “Business Insurance” says that California Assembly Bill 206 requires day laborers to be covered for workers’ compensation. This could affect homeowners who hire day laborers for small jobs around their property. Although some statutory workers’ compensation coverage is included on Homeowners policies, depending on the scope of the project, you may […]
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Many businesses have a “First Aid” program to help their businesses control losses that impact their workers’ compensation experience modifications. “First Aid” means any one-time treatment, and any follow up visit for the purpose of observation of minor scratches, cuts, burns, splinters, or other minor industrial injury, which do not ordinarily require medical care. This […]
I recently created a series of videos for eHow Money that describe various types of insurance coverage. This may not answer all of your insurance questions, but it is a good selection of topics and a good overview of coverage. Go to: http://www.ehow.com/video_12238634_understand-liability-insurance.html Topics include, Liability Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, Umbrella Insurance, Elements of an Insurance Policy, Replacement Cost, […]
By Robert W Wood As I reported here, this is a hot and scary topic. It’s not easy to fight taxing or employment organizations over whether workers are independent contractors or employees. It impacts federal income and employment taxes and state taxes too. Then there’s the U.S. Department of Labor and state counterpart agencies. Many […]
It’s been called a “watershed moment” inAmerica’s attitude toward government social programs. The workers’ compensation system provides medical and wage replacement benefits for individuals who get hurt on the job.
Employers unintentionally may violate employment laws, simply by trying to provide some flexibility for an employee, save the company money, or just be nice.