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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Wildlife officers killed by wild animals while on duty are compensated using the Workman's Compensation Act Chapter 47:03.
AN INTERESTING case under the Workman's Compensation Act was investigated before Judge Shand at the Liverpool County Court today, when the production of some X-ray photographs upset the opinions of a number of local medical practitioners.
Award criteria included workman's compensation losses over the last three years, risk assessment by an independent safety auditor and participation in risk control workshops.
The firm has offered for over 10 years a full menu of background screening services including criminal checks, business credit reports, credit checks, federal civil records, drug testing, motor vehicle checks, education, employment and reference verifications, peer credit reports, professional license verifications, Social Security number trace, workman's compensation reports, Office of the Inspector General, sex offender checks and electronic fingerprinting.
Given the sensitivity of deconstruction to labor costs and the relatively lower value of salvage, many organizations are hard pressed to compensate for high labor rate requirements and for high insurance and workman's compensation costs.