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Wyoming: Non-mandatory Coverage Reduces Benefits for Workers

Published: October 2019

The majority of workers in Wyoming are covered by workers’ compensation because their occupations are classified as “extra-hazardous.” Employees who do not work in such jobs, however, are not required to be covered. In recent years, several large private employers, have carved out exceptions that keep their employees outside the system.

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Go to Workers' Compensation Benefits, Costs, and Coverage (2017 Data).