Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Benefit

1) Profit, advantage, or privilege. 2) A perquisite by an employer to an employee, beyond wages, such as vacation time, health insurance coverage, or a pension. 3) A payment from an insurance policy or government program, such as Social Security benefits, workers compensation benefits, or unemployment benefits.
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