How Minnesota Adopted Workers Compensation
By Price V. Fishback, Shawn Everett Kantor
This article appeared in the Spring 1998 issue of The Independent Review
Workers compensation laws, the first government insurance adopted in the United States, spread rapidly from state to state in the 1910s. The history of Minnesotas program, adopted in 1913, shows how politicking by special interests affects public policy.
|Other Independent Review articles by Price V. Fishback|
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|Winter 2001||Calculating Risks|