Postmates, a gig economy company, announced that it will provide work accident coverage for employees this year. According to an announcement on the company’s website, the workers’ comp coverage is free and a part of a larger benefits package health care options and continuing education. The company explained in a press release:
“In partnership with One Beacon, starting October 1, 2019, every member of the Postmates fleet will be provided occupational accident insurance with up to $1M of coverage for medical expenses incurred from a covered injury sustained on active delivery. The insurance also covers temporary and total disability payments, as well as death & survivor benefits stemming from an occupational accident.”
Read the company announcement here.