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Being such as to entitle or warrant compensation: compensable injuries.


chiefly US entitled to compensation or capable of being compensated


(kəmˈpɛn sə bəl)

eligible for or subject to compensation.
com•pen`sa•bil′i•ty, n.
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Adj.1.compensable - for which money is paid; "a paying job"; "remunerative work"; "salaried employment"; "stipendiary services"
paid - marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check"
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Acts of God are not compensable under Illinois law and that will be a "claimed" defense by any party defendant.
However, the question of what actually constitutes compensable "working time" under the FLSA can be confusing.
40) Each element in this approach serves to define the contours of a compensable injury and to determine who owes what to whom.
In 1947, the Portal-to-Portal Act was enacted to overrule decisions that Congress felt interpreted compensable work too broadly, walking from the parking lot to the desk, for example.
A spokesman for the division, John Greeley, acknowledged that the agency does not maintain racial information on every compensable injury.
Dawson Partner BakerHostetler, LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled “Understanding FLSA's Compensable Time Requirements for Non-Exempt Employees in 2014 Live Webcast.
The district court also held the diminution of an assessment base is not a compensable loss under the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment.
That could prompt an influx of claims that include obesity as a co-morbidity, as well as an increase in cases in which obesity is claimed as a compensable consequence of injury (e.
non-trespassory government use typically are not compensable under
The court noted that other states have found that the growth of a tumor, by itself, constitutes a compensable injury for purposes of medical malpractice.
Most recent court decisions make clear that--where uniforms and safety equipment is worn for the employer's benefit (which is highly likely)--the time that employees spend putting them on and taking them off is considered time worked, and thus compensable.
As such, this time was not compensable under the FLSA.