Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

Workology

Workers Compensation Definition. Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence. Because Workers Compensation are state programs, they are unique and specific to each and every state. Maine – Maine Compensation Board.

“Does an independent contractor have a duty of loyalty?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Honolulu, Hawaii. . Answer : Dear Dawn: As you may know, I am not licensed to practice law in Hawaii, and am not familiar with its laws. Question : If an independent contractor is a subcontractor to a business, can the independent contractor bid against that business on a totally unrelated project? That is, does an independent contractor have a duty of loyalty, like an employee has?

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Illness or Injury, and related job difficulties raise many issues, including sick day availability, FMLA rights, disability insurance, and workers compensation. As examples, New York, Hawaii, Rhode Island and New Jersey all require that employees be provided with up to 26 weeks of Short Term Disability benefits. “Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” ” - Mark Twain.

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