Wyoming Workers' Compensation
Wyoming is known for its breathtaking landscape, including seven national parks. However, the Equality State offers much more and is home to many small businesses and large corporate headquarters.
Wyoming’s businesses industry has been going strong in recent years. Wyoming is knowing for places such as Yellowstone which is home to Old Faithful geyser and the largest hot springs in America, Wyoming is also home to the Devils Tower rock formation. Some of Wyoming’s largest industries include mining, agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. Omega Probe, Cloud Peak Energy, Admiral Beverage, True Drill, and Elkhorn Construction are all headquartered in the state.
Small businesses in Wyoming employ more than 131,000 people. This accounts for 63% of the state’s private workforce, and with 7,500 workplace injuries, and 32 fatalities across all industries in 2019, small businesses need to make sure they have workers’ compensations coverage.
Large businesses in Wyoming also set aside funds that are dedicated to workers’ compensation. Zenployers is a perfect match for this as well.
WC OverviewWorkers’ compensation is “no-fault”. It doesn’t matter if an employee caused their own injury by being careless. If they are otherwise eligible, they are entitled to benefits unless they intentionally hurt themselves, they were intoxicated, or they committed fraud. Most employees need to be covered under workers’ compensation laws, but there are a few exceptions.
- Casual laborers
- Domestic employees
- Private duty nurse working for a private party
- Independent contractors
- Sole proprietors
- LLC Members
- Corporate officers
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Permanent impairment benefits
WC PayoutsYour workers’ compensation insurance must pay for your employee’s medical treatment from day wont for any work-related injury. Work-related illnesses are also covered under workers’ compensation law. Illnesses or conditions such as mold, or products such as caustic chemicals are all covered. If your employees are injured in this way at work in Wyoming, they may be entitled to benefits under workers’ compensation law.
Workplace injuries required days away from work
Workplace injuries were from construction occupations
workplace injuries were in trade, transportation, and utilities
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