John F. Burton, Jr. is Professor Emeritus in the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) at Rutgers University and Professor Emeritus in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. He is a member of the Study Panel on National Data on Workers’ Compensation of the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI). Burton previously served as Dean of SMLR and as a faculty member at Cornell University and the University of Chicago. He has a law degree and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan.
John Burton has conducted research, served as a consultant, and assisted with the formulation of public policy for many years. He was the Chairman of the National Commission on State Workmen’s Compensation Laws, which submitted its report to the President and Congress in 1972.
We celebrate 50 years since the issuance of the Report of the National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws.
John F. Burton, Jr. talks about his career as a workers’ compensation expert, which has spanned over 50 years.
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