If a worker suffers a work-related injury at home, they are eligible to recover lost wages and medical costs and possibly qualify for rehabilitation services, according to an article on MPRNews.com.
While the staffing providers’ workers’ compensation plan handles claims by a contingent worker injured while working at home, there may be other workplace protections that would affect your program. For example, both the staffing firm and the buyer might need to ensure disabled contingent workers now working from home have suitable accommodations in place, the article notes. Further, minimum wage differences between municipalities could come into play that could affect your billing. Read more from MPRNews.com.