statutory employee

Definition of "statutory employee"
  1. An individual, like a contractor or subcontractor, who performs services for a statutory employer and is eligible for workers' compensation benefits as the sole form of recompense
How to use "statutory employee" in a sentence
  1. The construction worker injured on the site was considered a statutory employee and could only seek workers' compensation benefits.
  2. Despite being a contractor, she was treated as a statutory employee due to the nature of her work for the organization.
  3. As a statutory employee, he was not eligible for any form of recourse beyond workers' compensation benefits.

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