Category Archives: Workers Compensation
Find out about how to receive Workers’ Compensation on Long Island for injuries in the workplace.
1. Don't Go on Vacation Without Discussing it with Your Attorney for Worker’s CompensationGoing on vacation shortly after an injury that has qualified you for workman's comp can have the insurance company taking a hard look into your life and your case. This may have been a planned vacation. It may be completely innocent. Consulting your worker’s comp attorney before going on any vacations will allow them to...
Employers that hire temporary employees are legally responsible for protecting those employees from harm and compensating them if they are injured. State laws vary on the exact protections required but typically employers must give temporary employees the same protections as permanent employees, including education, personal protective gear, and coverage by workman's comp insurance. It is the employer’s responsibility to make sure the temporary employee can do their job safely and have work accident compensation if they are injured on the job.
What is a Temporary Worker?
A temporary worker is someone who comes to a company with an understanding that their position will be for a specific, limited time. Typically, this is less than one year. Companies may hire their own temps, borrow workers from other companies, or go through a staffing agency to acquire temporary workers.Read more