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March 2016 Archives

If I'm a contractor, can I still collect workers' compensation?

These days, it is not uncommon for people to find in positions work that aren't necessarily traditional. People drive Uber cars, do freelance design jobs and work for companies where they stay on for the duration of a specific project rather than as a full-time employee. People in these jobs are typically considered contractors.

Construction workers: be aware of the Fatal Four

Construction work is typically quite demanding, physically and mentally. Depending on the scope of a particular project, there can be unfinished structures, hazardous materials and powerful machinery to be aware of on a site. In addition to all this, workers are often under tight deadlines that require them to work as quickly and efficiently as possible.