Positive (pirate) working culture

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

Workers' compensation and return to work plans have a longer history than you might think.

Do you think we modern age folk are responsible for coming up with the idea of workers' compensation? Well, think again! The concept can be traced back to a f-arrrg more surprising source, me hearties. In the 18th century pirates were in peril every day on the job – taking from people who didn't want to give made for a hostile working environment. Add weapons to the equation and the job became downright deadly. This h...

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