- This Workmen’s Compensation Issue stamp commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first successful Workmen’s Compensation Law, enacted by the Wisconsin legislature. It is a form of insurance that deals with the right of working people to receive compensation for personal injury while on the job. It was upheld by the Supreme Court. The stamp features an image of the scales of justice, with a factory and a family in each scale.
- United States; Wisconsin; worker; job; employment; compensation; insurance; injury; legislature; law; act; Supreme Court; man; woman; child; justice; scales
- Data Source
- National Postal Museum
- Bureau of Engraving and Printing
- September 4, 1961
- paper; ink (ultramarine); adhesive / engraving
- Postage Stamps
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