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This section describes employers, employees and types of injuries covered by workers' compensation.
Employers Covered by Workers' CompensationWorkers’ compensation law applies to several different types of employers. More »
Coverage Agreements Between EmployersBefore entering into an agreement with another employer about the provision of workers' compensation or before using the sample agreement, consult with legal counsel to ensure compliance with all workers' compensation laws. More »
Employees Covered By Workers’ CompensationEmployee coverage begins the instant the employee begins work, unless excluded by the Labor Code. More »
Who Isn’t Covered by Workers’ Compensation?Employees who are not covered by workers' compensation include More »
Independent Contractors and Workers' CompensationAn independent contractor is "any person who renders service for specified recompense or a specified result under the control of his principal as to the result of his work only and not as to the means by which such result is accomplished." More »
Subcontractor EmployeesAs a general rule, if a subcontractor's employee is injured by the subcontractor's negligence, the employee cannot sue the general contractor.
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