Filed under Managing the Workplace. Fact checked on June 7, 2012.
In many states, employers who have one employee are covered by workers' compensation laws.
Workers' compensation laws vary across states, and several states exempt employers with fewer than three, four, or five employees from mandatory coverage.
On the other hand, under many states' workers' compensation laws, employers who have even a single employee are required to have coverage.
Click on your state on the map for information about which employers are covered by your state's workers' compensation laws.
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