Employers in More Than One Industry

Employers in More Than One Industry

Some employers work in more than one line of business. In these situations, it must be determined whether all of the employers businesses will be assigned to one industry classification, or whether separate classifications are justified. The purpose of

Effective Dates

December 31, 2005 - June 30, 2008

Policy Code

AS-25

General Information

Some employers work in more than one line of business. In these situations, it must be determined whether all of the employers businesses will be assigned to one industry classification, or whether separate classifications are justified. The purpose of this policy is to assist in determining the circumstances in which the employer must be assigned to more than one industry classification. The intent of this policy is to support an industry classification system that provides for fair and equitable assessment rates.

This policy will not apply to a casual worker, defined in section 4(1)(a) of the Act to be "a person employed on a casual basis, otherwise than for the purposes of the employer's industry". Further information is included within Policy AS-18, Optional Coverage, regarding coverage of these casual workers on the application of an employer.

Prevention

Some employers work in more than one line of business. In these situations, it must be determined whether all of the employers businesses will be assigned to one industry classification, or whether separate classifications are justified. The purpose of this policy is to assist in determining the circumstances in which the employer must be assigned to more than one industry classification. The intent of this policy is to support an industry classification system that provides for fair and equitable assessment rates.

This policy will not apply to a casual worker, defined in section 4(1)(a) of the Act to be "a person employed on a casual basis, otherwise than for the purposes of the employer's industry". Further information is included within Policy AS-18, Optional Coverage, regarding coverage of these casual workers on the application of an employer.

Roles and Responsibilities

Assessments

Application

Some employers work in more than one line of business. In these situations, it must be determined whether all of the employers businesses will be assigned to one industry classification, or whether separate classifications are justified. The purpose of this policy is to assist in determining the circumstances in which the employer must be assigned to more than one industry classification. The intent of this policy is to support an industry classification system that provides for fair and equitable assessment rates.

This policy will not apply to a casual worker, defined in section 4(1)(a) of the Act to be "a person employed on a casual basis, otherwise than for the purposes of the employer's industry". Further information is included within Policy AS-18, Optional Coverage, regarding coverage of these casual workers on the application of an employer.

Optional Coverage

September 30, 1995 - May 15, 2006 | AS-18 | Assessments

The Workers' Compensation Act provides compensation coverage to a "worker", however, not all persons are considered "workers" under the A. Upon application to, and acceptance by the board, an eligible person is "deemed" to be a worker and coverage under