workmen's compensation
work·men's compensation n: workers' compensation

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

workmen's compensation
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights
Category: Employment Law & HR → Human Resources

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Workmen's Compensation
n.
   a former name for worker's compensation before the unisex title of the acts was adopted.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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