Workers' Compensation Acts

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Workers' Compensation Acts

American legislation at individual state levels regulating workers' compensation insurance, which covers medical care in the event that an employee is injured at work. Workers' compensation acts generally require employers to purchase this insurance for their employees.
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33) It is probably not surprising, then, that the New Zealand Workers Compensation Act in 1900, following the 1897 British legislation, required employers in dangerous trades to insure their employees against death or injury with private insurers.
Unintended Results of the New Missouri Workers Compensation Act, Injured Workers' Resource Blog (Feb.
Although the men were not performing as "baseball players" at the time of death, they were "engaged in a 'business operated for gain or profit,'" by traveling back and forth to games for competitions, which therefore qualified them under the Georgia workers compensation act.
During his 27 years with the Department of Labor he directed the licensing and regulation of insurers and self-insured employers under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.
His widow received just pounds 17,000 from the Pneumoconiosis Workers Compensation Act fund.
The changes follow a comprehensive public review of the Workers Compensation Act which recommended that coverage of workplaces be extended after consultation with affected industries.
State the purposes of the United States Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (L&HWCA)
For workers' compensation purposes, an employer of any number of related employees and less than six unrelated employees engaged in agricultural pursuits are not exempt from the Workers Compensation Act.
These numbers were based on enrollment in the Ohio Workers Compensation Act during the year indicated.
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The amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1951 and the Workers Compensation Regulation 2002: significantly increase the compensation available to a workers family in the event they suffer a fatal workplace injury; modernise and expand the list of acknowledged employment-related diseases; incorporate the Commonwealths pension age, to make sure theres no gap in coverage for workers injured in the ACT; and introduce fines for employers who fail to pay workers compensation when required to do so.
On the other hand, the United States District Court, District of Columbia, ruled that the plain terms of the workers compensation act in the D.
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