Workplace Safety and Health: The Role of Workers' Compensation
Chelius, James Robert
Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1977. 97 p.
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An act to amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 to prohibit employment discrimination based on genetic information; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from requesting or requiring a genetic test of, or administering a genetic test to, an employee or applicant for employment or membership; to prohibit an employer, employment agency, or labor organization from seeking to obtain, obtaining, or using genetic information of an employee or applicant for employment; to provide an exemption that allows the use of genetic testing or information with the written and informed consent of the employee or applicant for employment to determine the existence of a bona fide occupational qualification, investigate a workers' compensation or disability compensation claim, or determine an employee's susceptibility or exposure to potentially toxic substances in the workplace; to prohibit health benefit plans and health insurers from using genetic information as a condition of eligibility or in setting District of Columbia. Laws, statutes, etc. (2005-01-03)
Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Safety: An Analysis of Fatal and Nonfatal Injury Cases in the United States Pan, Yuqing (Georgetown University, 2016)This paper examines the relationship between workers’ compensation (WC) benefits and the occurrence of work-related injuries and illnesses. Using 2005-2013 state-level panel data in the United States, I estimate a state-year ...