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Catch coronavirus on the job? In Florida, workers' comp may not cover you; Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis ordered the Division of Risk Management to fulfill workers' compensation claims for state-employed frontline workers though

Mar 31, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

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Medical workers and first responders at the front lines of Florida's pandemic response are at a high risk of becoming infected by COVID-19. But their ability to successfully obtain workers' compensation may depend on who pays them.

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis issued a directive earlier this week ordering the Division of Risk Management to fulfill workers' compensation claims for frontline employees who work for the stat...