Employer spending on workers' compensation, by industry, 2000

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Summary Statement

A chart listing worker compensation for 2000 by industry, showing that construction is the highest. Includes a link to an article.
May/June 2001

Graph: Employer spending on worker's compensation, by Industry, 2000

Note: Private sector only. Construction employment is 92.6% of construction, mining category. Goods producing includes mining, construction, and manufacturing. Service includes transportation, communication, and public utilities; wholesale and retail trade; finance, insurance, and real estate; and service industries.

Source: John F. Burton Jr. and Florence Blum, Workers' Compensation Costs in 2000: Regional, Industrial, and Other Variations, Workers' Compensation Policy Review, May/June 2001, 3-11, based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

Article by password at: www.workerscompresources.com