statutory employer

Definition of "statutory employer"
  1. An entity that hires another, often a contractor, to carry out duties within a business setting and is responsible for providing workers' compensation, as stipulated by a particular law setting forth this kind of employment relationship or obligation
How to use "statutory employer" in a sentence
  1. The construction company acted as the statutory employer, providing workers' compensation to the sub-contractor's employees.
  2. The statutory employer, in accordance with the relevant law, was held accountable for the injuries sustained by a contracted worker on the job.
  3. Despite not being the direct employer, the corporation had a statutory employer role and was responsible for the worker's compensation coverage.

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