Worker’s Compensation

Coverage Definitions

As of 7/1/2008, there are 4 states in which the workers’ compensation system is considered monopolistic. This means that the individual state sets rates and operates a … state administered fund of workers compensation insurance, vs. the coverage being written in a competitive market by private insurers. Click here to view the full report.

Workers Compensation Division By State

Additional Resources

Employment Law

of Employees Employer Statute Protection
1 worker (employee or independent contractor) Any Civil Rights Act of 1866 race/color discrimination
1 employee Any employer with any employee involved incommerce Employee Retirement Income and Security Act employee benefit rights
1 employee Any employer with any employee involved incommerce Fair Labor Standards Act minimum wage/overtime
1 employee Any employer with any employee involved incommerce Occupational Safety and Health Act occupational safety and health
1 employee Any employer with any employee Texas andfederal new hire reporting laws new hire reporting within first 20 days after hire
1 employee Any private-sector employer Texas Payday Law minimum wage, overtime, timely wages, illegal deductions
1 employee For-profit/government Federal Unemployment Tax ActandTexas Unemployment Compensation Act unemployment compensation
2 – 50 employees Any Small Employer Health Insurance Availability Act
(Texas COBRA)
health benefit continuation – state law
4 employees Any Immigration Reform and Control Act national origin/U.S. citizenship
4 employees Non-profit Texas Unemployment Compensation Act unemployment compensation
15 employees Any Title VII, ADA,GINA, Chapter 21 (Texas Labor Code) race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, age (state law), genetic information
20 employees Any ADEA age discrimination (federal)
20 employees Any, except for church andgovernmental**health plans COBRA health benefit continuation – federal law
50 employees Any FMLA family and medical leave
100 employees Any WARN advance notice of plant closings and mass layoffs
100 employees Private sector EEO-1 Report statistical survey of employees

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