The Most Dangerous Occupations

If you have an occupation that falls within the farming or construction industries, it probably comes as no surprise to you that the two industries regularly rank as America’s most dangerous jobs. Your friends who work in other industries are fortunate because they have a lower risk of being injured or killed than you do […]

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Understanding Pennsylvania’s Construction Workplace Misclassification Act

Although workers’ compensation insurance is intended to provide coverage and financial assurance for individuals who are injured on the job, ironically, it does not cover all independent contractors in the construction industry, even though construction is, arguably, the most dangerous industry in which to work (regarding workplace injuries). The Pennsylvania Legislature passed the Construction Workplace […]

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Paid Sick Leave On The Horizon For Contractors & Their Employees?

Contractors have always faced difficulties when it comes to receiving the same benefits that full-time employees receive. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 44 million people (39 percent of the private sector) do not have paid sick leave. This not only applies to receiving vacation and sick days, but also includes coverage under workers’ […]

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