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Pandemic FAQ

Question
[hypothetical] While teleworking, an employee is injured at home. Is this a line-of-duty injury?
Answer
Government employees suffering work-related injuries and/or damages at the alternative worksite are covered by the Military Personnel and Civilian Employees Claims Act, the Federal Tort Claims Act, or the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (workers’ compensation).


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