California Homeowners should be aware of the workers’ compensation guidelines to avoid fines, penalties and legal entanglements.
Workers’ compensation laws protect people who are injured on the job. It is designed to make sure that employees who are injured or disabled on the job are provided with fixed monetary awards, removing the need for litigation.
The California Labor Code essentially tells us that anyone working for a homeowner will be an employee unless you can prove otherwise.
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