worker's compensation

`worker's ,compensation or worker's comp noun count usually singular
in the U.S., money that a company must pay to a worker who becomes sick or injured because of their job

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • worker's compensation — noun Insurance that pays medical costs of personal injuries sustained by working …   Wiktionary

  • Worker's compensation Germany — BackgroundThe German worker s compensation law of 6 July 1884 has been the first of its kind in the world. The Sickness Insurance law paid indemnity to all private wage earners and apprentices, including those who work in the agricultural and… …   Wikipedia

  • Amchem Products Inc. v. British Columbia Worker's Compensation Board — SCCInfoBox case name=Amchem Products Inc. v. British Columbia Worker s Compensation Board full case name=Amchem Products Inc. v. British Columbia Worker s Compensation Board heard date=May 25, 1992 decided date=March 25, 1993 citations= [1993] 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Harbor Worker's Compensation Act — See Longshoremen s and Harbor Workers Compensation Act …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • compensation — Indemnification; payment of damages; making amends; making whole; giving an equivalent or substitute of equal value. That which is necessary to restore an injured party to his former position. Remuneration for services rendered, whether in salary …   Black's law dictionary

  • Compensation — • Denotes the price paid for human exertion or labour Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Compensation     Compensation     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Compensation of employees — (CE) is a statistical term used in national accounts, balance of payments statistics and sometimes in corporate accounts as well. It refers basically to the total gross (pre tax) wages paid by employers to employees for work done in an accounting …   Wikipedia

  • worker — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ good, hard, willing ▪ productive ▪ fast, quick ▪ methodical, steady …   Collocations dictionary

  • Workers' Compensation Acts — State statutes that 1) require employers to purchase insurance to protect their workers and 2) establish the liability of employers for injuries to workers while on the job or illnesses due to the employment. Workers compensation is not based on… …   Law dictionary

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