statutory employer

noun

: one who employs another (as a contractor) to perform work in the course of a business and who is liable for workers' compensation according to a statute establishing such an employment relationship or liability

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“Statutory employer.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/statutory%20employer. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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