An Injured Workmen Act, Initiative 9
ballot proposition was on the November 3, 1914 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was defeated.
| Initiative 9|
|Yes|| 143,738|| 48.25%|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 9 was filed on January 29, 1914.
Text on the Ballot
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.