workers' compensation

[ wûrkərz ]

n.

Payments required by law to be made to an employee who is injured or disabled in connection with work.

Nearby words

  1. worked-up,
  2. worker,
  3. worker director,
  4. worker participation,
  5. worker-priest,
  6. workers' compensation insurance,
  7. workers' cooperative,
  8. workfare,
  9. workflow,
  10. workfolk


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.