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Workers’ compensation turns 100 (access required)

BY DEBORAH WOOD BLEVINS and ANTOINETTE MOORE The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission turns 100 years old this year. The Workers’ Compensation Act was enacted by the Virginia General Assembly in March 1918. In 1919, the Industrial Commission, the predecessor of the current commission, was established and officially put workers’ compensation laws into effect. The VWC was born out of ...