Labor and Labor Relations

Workers' Compensation – Group Self-Insurance

SECTION 28-47-1

§ 28-47-1. Definitions.

(a) As used in this chapter the term "employers" shall include:

(1) Employers with related activity in a given industry employing persons who perform work in connection with the given industry;

(2) An incorporated or unincorporated association or associations consisting exclusively of those employers provided they employ persons who perform that related work in the given industry; and

(3) A combination of employers as described in subdivision (1) of this subsection and an association or associations of employers as described in subdivision (2) of this subsection.

(b) The "director" is the director of the department of business regulation.

(c) "Employee leasing company" means a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or other form of business entity whose business consists largely of providing workers to one or more client companies by means of employee leasing arrangements.

(d) "Group self-insurance" as used in this chapter, shall be deemed to be the system of securing compensation as provided in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1982, ch. 32, art. 3, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 234, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 299, § 1.)