Seasonal Jobs and Workers’ Compensation


With the warm weather and summer approaching, there will be many “seasonal jobs” springing up. The question that can arise is can you be compensated by Workers’ Compensation if you are injured on the job as a “seasonal worker” whose “average weekly wage” is different from full-time workers who are not considered “seasonal employees?”

The Illinois Supreme Court has set methods for calculating the average weekly wage for a seasonal worker regardless of how long they have worked for a company.

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