HCR 230 week 5 checkpoint

HCR 230 week 5 checkpoint - Federal government and state...

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Federal government and state government created workers’ compensation to protect employers from liability suites and to compensate employees who are injured on the job. Before it was required for employers to purchase workers compensation insurance, there was a long drawn process when an employee was hurt on the job. Lawsuits against the employer could take years to prove and be settled which would mean the employee had to suffer with the medical bills and making ends meet while being out of work all on their own. In 1947 all states were required to have all employers purchase workers compensation insurance. There are four types of workers’ compensation lands and two types of state benefits. The four different types of workers’ compensation are as follows: Federal employees’ compensation program: this program is a program for federal government employees’ under the federal employees compensation act (FECA). The Longshore and Harbor workers’ Compensation Act: A federal act that covers
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