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In the United States, every 7 seconds a worker is injured on the job whether it’s an employee working for a public entity or a private business. But what is the difference between these two? A public workers’ compensation case, such as a government worker involves unique issues and political ramifications. However, a private workers’ compensation case doesn’t have as many unique roadblocks. Both can file for a work injury but both are also very different areas of law.
In Washington D.C., there’s a specific type of worker’s compensation program for employees who work for the government. This is called the Public Sector Workers’ Compensation Program (PSWCP). Here are the benefits from PSWCP:
A private sector’s workers’ compensation, however, works a bit differently. They represent segments of the economy owned and run by individuals and for-profit companies. For example, corporations, small to mid-sized enterprises, trade unions, and professional associations are all private sectors. Oftentimes, these companies offer workers’ compensation insurance or a required to provide it. Here is what is covered for workers’ compensation for private sectors in Washington D.C.:
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