Who insures short-duration work-injury caused absences?
Most people would say, “work-related injuries that result in workers losing time and earnings are covered by workers' compensation”. In most Canadian provinces, that statement would be true. In three Canadian provinces (PEI, NB and NS) and all US states, short-duration time-loss claims may receive no compensation under workers' compensation statutes currently in force. In all but seventeen states, most injured workers with less than two weeks of missed ...
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