Expatriate refers to someone being outside of their country of origin for an extended period of time or even permanently, so expatriate compensation is the act of compensating someone for being put out of their homeland for an extended period of time or even permanently. Did you know
1. The Jones Act, also known as Section 27, which concerns cabotage or coastal shipping, requires that any goods being transported between United States ports via water must be carried by American flagships that were constructed in the U.S. and must be owned by United States citizens. Also, any Jones Act workers must be U.S. permanent residents and citizens.
2. Under the LHWCA or Longshore and harbor workers compensation Act, there is a waiting period of three days that must be observed before any compensation is due.
3. In Iraq and Afghanistan, over half of the DoD workforce was made of contractors in 2011.
4. Sometimes an authorized insurance carrier pays benefits on behalf of Longshore harbor workers compensation.
5. The Defense Base Act has an initial technical requirement which is to report any injury to your immediate supervisor immediately so that you are able to receive any Jones act workers compensation.
Expatriate compensation is very serious for those that are traveling on cargo ships moving United States goods and cargo.