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Week 5 CheckPoint Compensation Plans

Week 5 CheckPoint Compensation Plans - Characteristics of...

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Characteristics of Workers’ Compensation Plans Many times doing the course of everyday duties especially on jobs accidents happen. Because accidents are common in the workplace the Workers’ compensation was developed, this plan is necessary for the benefit of the employee and the employer. Workers compensation also referred to as workers comp gives employees who are injured on the job compensation for injuries. Workers compensation works to protect the employer from any legal responsibility that may arise for the employees’ injuries. For example a postal worker may be away from the Post Office delivering mail miles away and have an accident; however the worker would be covered under workers comp because this is part of his job duties. Therefore, both the employee and employer are covered. The Federal government consists of four types of workers’ compensation plans, which provide coverage to each federal employee. These workers compensation plans
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