workers' compensation law

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wor·kers' com·pen·sa·tion law

(wŏr'kĕrz kom'pĕn-sā'shŭn law)
A U.S. statute imposing liability on employers to pay benefits and furnish care to job-injured employees and to pay benefits to dependents of employees killed in the course of, and because of, their employment.
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For example, in California volunteer workers are not covered under the workers compensation law, but the law allows private and not-for-profit organizations to elect to cover volunteer workers under the workers compensation system if the election is in writing and completed prior to the injury.
The struggle toward this useful social compromise began in the 1870s with the organized labor movement and came to fruition in 1911 with the passage of the first state workers compensation law in Wisconsin.
Other charges include Scheme to Defraud, Falsifying Business Records, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing and Violation of Workers Compensation Law.
Las Vegas, NV, November 09, 2011 --(PR.com)-- With over fifteen years experience in workers compensation law, Attorney Virginia Hunt's NevadaWorkersCompensationLaw.com blog, was recently honored by LexisNexis as a Top 25 Blog on workers compensation and workplace issues.
LAHORE, July 27, 2011 (Frontier Star): Director Labour Welfare Punjab has said that as a result of 18th amendment, after abolishment of concurrent list, there is no change in the enforcement of labour laws including factories act, payment of wages law, standing orders ordinance of workers compensation law and minimum wages law.
LAHORE, July 27, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Director Labour Welfare Punjab has said that as a result of 18th amendment, after abolishment of concurrent list, there is no change in the enforcement of labour laws including factories act, payment of wages law, standing orders ordinance of workers compensation law and minimum wages law.
* Injury claims which come under the workers compensation law, occupational disease law, unemployment compensation law, disability law or similar laws
Part one is the workers compensation section, under which the insurer agrees to pay the benefits imposed upon the insured by the workers compensation law of the state or states listed on the information page.
Other States Insurance--Provides workers compensation and employers liability coverage in states that are not listed on the information page and reimburses the insured if the insurer is not permitted to pay benefits required by the applicable workers compensation law directly to persons entitled to them.
In workers compensation law, supervisors are included in the definition of "employer." Ensure that all supervisors know what is required of employers, including how to keep a workplace safe, how to take workers' comp reports if an employee is injured and who to contact if an incident occurs.
A legislative ad-hoc committee is studying a bill that Douglass has proposed to revamp Arkansas' workers compensation law, which was passed in 1948.
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