What Do You Think: Was Newspaper Carrier Contractor or Employee?
Harrisburg, PA (WorkersCompensation.com) – A newspaper carrier injured himself on an icy driveway while delivering papers. His workers’ compensation claim sought to test the line in Pennsylvania between considering a worker an employee versus an independent contractor.
The newspaper company imposed a 6 a.m. daily deadline by which the carrier had to deliver 500-600 papers to customers in 100-150 homes, stores, and vending machines. He did not select his own route but received ...
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