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January 3rd, 2013:

Are “Seasonal” Employees Entitled to Workers’ Compensation?

Generally, yes.  First, the injured worker must be an “employee”, not an independent contractor.  Second, the employer must have at least three (3) employees.  The key to whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor depends on how much control the “employer” has over the worker.  The more control, the more likely the worker is an employee.  Presuming the injured worker (more…)