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workers' compensation

workers' compensation

noun

: a system of insurance that pays an employee who cannot work because he or she has been injured while working

Full Definition of WORKERS' COMPENSATION

:  a system of insurance that reimburses an employer for damages that must be paid to an employee for injury occurring in the course of employment —called also workers' comp, \-ˈkämp\

First Known Use of WORKERS' COMPENSATION

1925

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