How Do I Know If My Employer Is Covered By Workers' Compensation?
The following employers are not required to subscribe to the Fund, but may elect to do so: employers of employees in domestic service; employers of five or fewer fulltime employees in agriculture service; casual employers as defined in the statute; churches; employers engaged in organized professional sports activities; and any volunteer rescue squad, volunteer police auxiliary unit, volunteer organizations created or sponsored by governmental entities or area or regional emergency medical services boards of directors If any of these employers have paid employees, then the employer must subscribe based upon gross wages of paid employees, but coverage still remains optional with regard to the volunteer.
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.
Additional Workers' Compensation Articles
- How Long After An Injury Do I Have To Report It To My Employer?
- What Workers' Compensation Benefits Am I Entitled To?
- If I Am Injured On The Job Can I Choose The Doctor Who Treats Me?
- When Will My Benefits Begin And How Much Will They Be?
- If I Am Unable To Return To The Type Of Work I Did Before I Was Injured, What Happens?
- My Employer Has Denied My Claim, What Do I Do?