Workmen's Compensation


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Workmen's Compensation

n. a former name for Workers' Compensation before the unisex title of the acts was adopted.

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But the idea that work could be intrinsically rewarding was wholly absent from the workmen's compensation debates.
To keep costs down, many companies have worked to cut incident rates and therefore lower workmen's compensation costs.
Typically, The Partnership Program begins with a review of a company's demographics, absenteeism, turnover rate, workmen's compensation trends, and time lost because of on-the-job injuries.
Patterson, a former director of the state Department of Human Services, warns that an "astronomical rise" in workmen's compensation rates could "severely limit" economic development.
The 1897 Workmen's Compensation Act placed compensation on a quite different basis: it was paid regardless of any fault by the employer and, indeed, irrespective of the worker's own responsibility in bringing about an injury.
For many non-profits the costs of insurance and workmen's compensation make it difficult for them to offer deconstruction jobs with a livable wage, much less a prevailing wage.
Not only would this allow the collector to operate with a single employee, reducing labor costs, but also to sharply curtail the workmen's compensation costs, an area that has been spiraling ever higher.
George Pataki to rectify that problem by combining 240 reform bill with current workmen's compensation legislation that would increase workmens' compensation benefits.
Historians have missed this mirroring of the liability claims that led to workmen's compensation laws, but the significance of state enforcement of a warranty for safe and healthy housing is difficult to overstate.
Start-up capital for a small security services firm can be as little as $10,000; and includes rent, office equipment, liability insurance, workmen's compensation, an operating license and salaries.
-- under a Federal or state law (e.g., environmental cleanup or workmen's compensation) in connection with an act (or failure to act) that occurred at least three years before the beginning of the tax year, or
Workmen's compensation insurance is considered the least profitable line of business for carriers.