Understanding Your Union’s Workman’s Comp for Construction Work Many Minnesota construction unions participate in the Union Construction Workers’ Compensation Program (UCWCP). This system provides special coverage and protections for workers in the construction industry. However, it can be challenging to navigate UCWCP’s policies and procedures, especially if you’re experiencing a chronic illness or stress injury… Read more »
I’m a Construction Worker in Minnesota. Do I Have to Report a Workplace Injury to My Union?
Construction workers serve critical roles in our society, building essential infrastructure that delivers services to our communities, shelters our families, and develops our towns and cities. However, men and women in construction face innumerable risks and safety hazards that differ at every site they work and, at times, they are injured on the job. In… Read more »
Construction Injuries and CRPS – What You Should Know
Injuries On-Site When you work in construction or a similar trade, work related injuries happen, no matter how careful you are or how strict standards are on site. When you are injured on the job, the first thing your boss may want to know is when you can get back to work, but getting back… Read more »
What Type of Injuries Commonly Occur at Construction Worksites?
When it comes to on-site safety, most injured Minnesotan construction workers have to rely on the state’s reporting system for a fair shake. However, if you’re wise enough to be a member of the Union Construction Workers’ Compensation Program (UCWCP), you have options. Utilizing a work injury lawyer can often be the best way to… Read more »
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