Sentence Examples with the word BENEFIT SOCIETIES

Mutual benefit societies have increased rapidly, both because their advantages have been appreciated, and because, until recently, the state had taken no steps directly to insure workmen against illness.

The latter had for some years perceived the influence exercised in benefit societies by badges and titular appellations, and he further endeavoured to devise some quaint phraseology which would be attractive to the working classes.

The present Italian mutual benefit societies resemble the ancient beneficent corporations, of which in some respects they may be considered a continuation.