The Jungle Called Workers’ Comp
Jon L. Gelman
November 7, 2009
Almost a century ago Upton Sinclair authored, The Jungle. It is the story of the dangerous work of the meat packing industry. In a very comprehensive report, “The Speed Kills You,” published by Nebraska Appleseed 2009, the stark realities of the failures of the Workers’ Compensation system are exposed.
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Keywords: Workers' Compensation, comp, Jungle, Sinclair, undocumented workers, repetitive motion trauma, occupational disease, occupational illness, meat packing, OSHA, safety, health care, insuranceworking papers series
Date posted: December 17, 2009 ; Last revised: May 11, 2011
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