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Workers' Compensation Glossary: E


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Education Services

Workers' Compensation Commission unit that provides education and information regarding the Connecticut workers' compensation system.

Emergency Hearing

Special type of Informal Hearing to provide for the administration of "emergency" situations which require especially quick action to provide appropriate medical treatment and workers' compensation benefits to employees with compensable work-related injuries or occupational diseases.

Employee

Any person who: (1) has entered into or works under any contract of service or apprenticeship with an employer, whether the contract contemplated the performance of duties within or without Connecticut; (2) is a sole proprietor or business partner who accepts the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act; (3) is elected to the Connecticut General Assembly; (4) is a salaried officer or paid member of any police or fire department; (5) is a volunteer police officer, whether designated as special or auxiliary; or (6) is an elected or appointed official or agent of any town, city, or borough in the state.

Employer

Any person, corporation, firm, partnership, voluntary association, joint stock association, the State of Connecticut, or any public corporation within the state using the services of one or more employees for pay, or such an employer's legal representative.

Employer Mutual Association

Employer association formed to insure the employers' liabilities pursuant to the Workers' Compensation Act. Such an association may only include employers who are in the same or similar trades or businesses and who have substantially similar degrees of hazard of injury to their employees.

Exclusion Form

Workers' Compensation Commission Form 6B (for corporate officers) or Form 6B-1 (for partnerships) used to elect exclusion from workers' compensation insurance coverage or to revoke a previous election of exclusion.


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