Developments in state workers" compensation systems
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Developments in state workers" compensation systems hearing before the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, hearing held in Washington, D.C., November 17, 2010 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Employers" liability,
  • Disability evaluation,
  • Guides to the evaluation of permanent impairment,
  • States,
  • Disability insurance claimants,
  • Workers" compensation,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • Standards

Book details:

LC ClassificationsKF27 .E39 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 82 p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24841911M
ISBN 100160878209
ISBN 109780160878206
LC Control Number2011388070

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