Washington Injured Worker's Compensation, Initiative 9 (1914)
The Washington Injured Worker's Compensation Initiative, also known as Initiative 9, was on the November 3, 1914 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated. The measure would have mandated employers to pay the costs of medical expenses accrued by workers due to employment injuries.
|Washington Initiative 9 (1914)|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
|“||An act providing for the payment of the cost of medical, surgical and hospital treatment, nursing, supplies, and other expenses of workmen injured in extra-hazzardous employments, by the employer to the amount of one hundred dollars, any excess to be paid by the industry, providing for arbitration of disputes, prohibiting certain deductions from wages, and imposing duties upon the industrial insurance department.||”|
Path to the ballot
- State of Washington ballot measure election results
- State of Washington 1914 Voters Pamphlet & Local Voters Pamphlet
- State of Washington Initiatives to the People
State of Washington
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Public Lands | Director of Labor and Industries | Chairman of Utilities and Transportation |