Maintenance is Voluntary for Volunteers

Stittleburg, Philip
June 2007
Fire Chief;Jun2007, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the issue whether workers' compensation coverage be given to the volunteer firefighters who were injured due to maintaining department building and equipment in the U.S. The court emphasizes if this case happens, firefighters are not entitled for workers' compensation due to the absence of command or order from a superior and commanding officer. The author suggests that one must consult first his lawyer about the coverage of workers' compensation laws.


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