What Is Workers' Compensation? - Laws and Purpose


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Which of the following is the main federal law surrounding workers' compensation?

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1. In general, workers' compensation requires:

2. Sally has worked on an assembly line at a factory for several years. She recently submitted a workers' compensation claim for a repetitive motion injury that she sustained lifting heavier boxes than usual. Her claim was approved. Which of the following benefits is Sally likely to receive as part of her workers' compensation claim?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Workers' compensation laws are very complex. In this quiz and worksheet, you'll be asked questions about specific laws and examples of workers' compensation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to know about the following topics:

  • The federal law regarding workers' compensation
  • What general requirements of workers' compensation are
  • The state's role in workers' compensation laws
  • What percentage of an employee's salary can be collected if an employee is unable to work

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information about workers' compensation from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of state and federal laws to discuss workers' compensation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding workers' compensation

Additional Learning

For more details, review the lesson What is Workers' Compensation? - Laws and Purpose, which offers the following objectives:

  • Examine specific examples of workers' compensation claims
  • Analyze the federal government's role in workers' compensation
  • Explore who is covered by federal workers' compensation statutes