workers' compensation

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work·ers' compensation

(wûr′kərz)
n.
Payments required by law to be made to an employee who is injured or disabled in connection with work.
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104(a)(1), gross income does not include amounts received under workers' compensation acts for personal injuries or sickness.
Workers' compensation acts apply to workers whose services are a regular and continuing part of a business.

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