Transgender Spouses May Be Excluded From Getting Workers' Comp Benefits
When employees die in workplace accidents, their families are generally entitled to receive certain benefits, such as compensation for burial expenses and some financial assistance. However, if you are a transgender individual, you may be denied these benefits even if you are legally married to your spouse. Here what you need to know about this issue. A Matter of Definitions Although workers' compensation insurance is typically provided through private companies, these companies must obey all state and federal laws.