workers' comp
noun see workers' compensation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • workers' comp — UK US noun [U] US INFORMAL ► HR, WORKPLACE WORKERS COMPENSATION(Cf. ↑workers compensation) …   Financial and business terms

  • Workers' compensation — (colloquially known as workers comp in North America or compo in Australia) a form of insurance that provides compensation medical care for employees who are injured in the course of employment, in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the… …   Wikipedia

  • comp — [kɒmp ǁ kɑːmp] noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES abbreviation for compensation: • Most workers comp claims are for short absences with a minor injury. * * * Ⅰ. comp UK US /kɒmp/ noun INFORMAL …   Financial and business terms

  • workers' compensation — workers compensation, = workmen s compensation. (Cf. ↑workmen s compensation) * * * noun [noncount] US : a system of insurance that pays an employee who cannot work because he or she has been injured while working called also workers comp …   Useful english dictionary

  • workers' compensation — money paid to an employee to compensate for injuries received in connection with their work. All employers must insure against claims for this kind of compensation. Glossary of Business Terms * * * workers compensation UK US noun [U] also… …   Financial and business terms

  • comp — comp1 /komp/, Informal. n. 1. a compositor. 2. composition. v.t. 3. to compose (type). [1865 70; shortened form] comp2 /komp/, Informal. n …   Universalium

  • workers' compensation — noun Date: 1925 a system of insurance that reimburses an employer for damages that must be paid to an employee for injury occurring in the course of employment called also workers comp …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • workers compensation — /wɜkəz kɒmpənˈseɪʃən/ (say werkuhz kompuhn sayshuhn) noun 1. an insurance scheme for employers to cover compensation to employees suffering injury or disease in the course of or arising out of employment or during their journey to or from work. 2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Comp — may refer to: In music: Accompaniment, especially in jazz (comping) Compilation album Comp (rapper) In business and finance: Comparable company analysis Comparables, in real estate Same Store Sales Comp may also refer to: Cartilage oligomeric… …   Wikipedia

  • workmen's comp — workmen’s compensation [workmens compensation] (also infml workmen’s comp ; ) noun [U] (in the US) payments made to a …   Useful english dictionary

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