Legal Terminology and Law Definition of Workers Compensation

Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA)
Provides workers' compensation coverage to three million federal and postal workers around the world for employment-related injuries and occupational diseases. Benefits include wage replacement, payment for medical care, and where necessary, medical and vocational rehabilitation assistance in returning to work. Who is covered under Federal Employees' … Full Definition »
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Workers' comp
If you get hurt or sick because of work, your employer is required by law to pay for workers' compensation benefits. Workers' comp insurance provides six basic benefits: medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, supplemental job displacement benefits or vocational rehabilitation and death benefits. The workers' … Full Definition »
Law topic: Workers Compensation << Legal issue: Workers Compensation
Workmen's Compensation
an old name for worker's compensation. See: workers' compensation … Full Definition »
Law topic: Workers Compensation << Legal issue: Workers Compensation
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Workers' comp
If you get hurt or sick because of work, your employer is required by law to pay for workers' compensation benefits. Workers' comp insurance provides six basic benefits: medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, supplemental job displacement benefits or vocational rehabilitation and death benefits. The workers' … Full Definition »
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