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workmen's compensation

worker's compensation

noun
  1. compensation for death, injury, or accident suffered by a workman in the course of his employment and paid to him or his dependents
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workmen's compensation in Culture

Workmen's Compensation

A state insurance program that provides money for workers injured on the job and for the dependents of workers killed on the job.

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