zone of employment

Legal Definition of zone of employment

: the area in and around a place of employment that is under the control of the employer

Note: For workers' compensation purposes, an injury to an employee going to or coming from work in the zone of employment is sometimes considered to have occurred in the course of employment.

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“Zone of employment.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/zone%20of%20employment. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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