Monthly Archives: July 2011

Reflection 82

We are all aware of the tendency toward more liberal compensation laws and more general coverage of occupational diseases. This increased burden upon industry which this tendency might be expected to produce can be materially reduced, if not entirely offset, … Continue reading

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Reflection 81

I decided then that a workman’s accident compensation law, if properly drawn, would cost nobody anything. It would not raise prices for the consumers, and would actually increase the profits of the employers. It was amazing to me how greatly … Continue reading

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Reflection 80

As an outsider looking in, I cannot help but be amazed at how differently the US and Canadian workers compensation systems have developed. State and provincial systems emerged within two years of each other, they use common legal terms and … Continue reading

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Reflection 79

Workmen’s compensation systems have, under your able administration and management, become a vital force in industry, helpful alike to employer and employee. It has become an absolute necessity to, and the efficient servant of, the injured worker. Strengthen compensation by … Continue reading

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Reflection 78

Being the son of a carpenter who immigrated to Chicago from Germany in the 1960’s and having been raised in a working-class section of a large city taught me a lot about labor.  On the other hand, working my way … Continue reading

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