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Payments required by law to be made to an employee who is injured or disabled in connection with work.
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The workers' compensation pure premium rate for 2008 went down 2.3 percent, marking the 18th consecutive year of no increase, a national record, the department said.
Workers' Compensation (WC) laws are designed to ensure that employees who are injured or disabled on the job are provided with monetary awards.
The Division of Workers' Compensation has approved revisions to the California Workers' Compensation Institute pamphlet, "Facts About Workers' Compensation," which employers and insurers use to meet the statutory requirement to provide information on workers' compensation to all new employees.
In many cases, workers' compensation covers part of your medical bills and lost salary.
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It has come to my attention that there may be some inconsistency within the Department regarding the inclusion of the Workers' Compensation Insurance (Defense Base Act) clause at FAR 52.228-3 in our contracts to be performed outside of the United States.
Employers report that it is more troublesome to manage workers' compensation injuries in states where workers' compensation expenses are higher.
Beyond that, as one observer points out, "Musculoskeletal disorders--particularly back injuries sustained within the healthcare industry--are a major problem that must be addressed...." (1) The number-one workers' compensation event involving time away from work for the nursing assistant is the musculoskeletal injury.
Workers' compensation, advanced issues: materials prepared for the Continuing Legal Education seminar, Workers' Compensation 301, held in Vancouver, B.C.

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