The “gig economy” term, as usually used, refers to disruption to regular employment. There is a big gig problem for workers’ comp. After decades of expanding workers’ comp coverage, businesses and politicians are trimming it, by a lot.
About one out of every serious ten work injuries happens without the worker being covered by workers’ compensation at the time of injury. Some 90,000 lost time compensable injuries may be lost to the system each year. It’s ...
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