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


1. 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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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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.
Barnes Shareholder Greenberg Traurig, 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.