How Do I Know If My Employer Is Covered By Workers' Compensation?

The law requires all employers in the state to insure themselves either by purchasing a workers` compensation policy from a private insurance company or by qualifying for self­insurance as determined by the state.

The law covers all employers employing one or more persons for any part of a day. It includes public employers and their agencies, with the exception of federal employees who are covered by the Federal Employees Compensation Act.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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