Administration; The Journal of Business Analysis and Control Volume N . 1

Administration; The Journal of Business Analysis and Control Volume N . 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...changed from elective to compulsory laws. The scope of the various acts has remained quite stationary. Twenty states reduced the waiting period; one increased it. In practically all of the states compensation payments are based on the wages of the injured employee, ranging from 50 to 66 per cent. Fourteen states have materially increased their original percentages. The provisions as to medical service have undergone greater changes than any other feature. Thirtytwo states have increased the medical service originally provided. State legislatures and compensation commissions seem at last to realize the fact that adequate medical and hospital attendance is absolutely essential for the complete economic rehabilitation of injured workmen. There is also a tendency toward closer State supervision over the quality of medical service furnished by employers... and a trend toward allowing the injured employee to select his own physician. Wide variations in sectional progress are noted: One is the absence of these laws in most of the southern states; another is the refusal of most States to be guided by the experience of other States; and the third is the inclination of the Western States to strike out along new lines.... They are the only States to establish exclusive State insurance systems... and alone have established pension systems. The bulletin contains very valuable inserted charts showing the main features of the existing laws in all the places discussed, including a new one for the Canadian provinces. Several new features have been added to the preceding study: sections on occupational diseases; remarriage of widows; second injuries; rehabilitation; adequacy of the partial disability schedules; relative severity of upper and lower limb injuries;...
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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 875g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236610970
  • 9781236610973