Unformatted text preview: Lastly, the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program provides compensation and health benefits to qualified Department of Energy nuclear weapons workers and compensation to certain survivors if the worker is deceased. State worker’s compensation has two benefits, one ensures that while an employee it out of work due to an onsite injury that all medical expenses are covered, while the other ensures that the employee is compensated for any money lost while he or she is unable to return to work right away. It is necessary to have both federal and state compensation plans, because some state plans just don't offer the complete compensation that certain Americans need. These types of worker's compensation plans exist on state and federal levels to ensure that no one falls through the cracks and is left without sufficient coverage in the event of an accident of health problems related to workplace conditions or problems....
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- Spring '09
- Coal, Harbor Workers, compensation program, Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program, Federal Black Lung