What Employers Need To Know: Coronavirus as a Work-related Illness, Part 2

What Employers Need To Know: Coronavirus as a Work-related Illness, Part 2

Jul 15, 2020

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Co-author, LA Daily Journal, July 15, 2020

Does workers' compensation cover COVID-19 that may have been contracted by employees in the workplace? The answer is "it depends." Are employee cases of COVID-19 reportable under the federal and state Occupational Safety and Health Acts? How can it be proven -- or disproven -- that COVID-19 was contracted in the workplace? Part 1 of this 2-part series addresses workers' compensation issues; Part 2 addresses reporting requirements.

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