2018 Georgia Code
Title 34 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 10 - Labor Pools
§ 34-10-1. Definitions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 34-10-1 (2018)
    As used in this chapter, the term:
  • (1) "Hazardous chemical" means any chemical, which is a physical hazard or a health hazard, as those terms are defined in Code Section 45-22-2.

  • (2) "Labor pool" means a business entity which operates by:

    • (A) Contracting with other entities or persons to supply them with temporary employees for short-term assignments of casual labor;

    • (B) Hiring persons to fulfill these contracts for short-term assignments of casual labor; and

    • (C) Employing each individual employee no longer than the time period required to complete the assignment for which that individual employee was hired, although an individual may be eligible for rehire when additional temporary assignments are available.

      A business entity which fulfills any contracts in accordance with this paragraph is a labor pool, even if the entity also conducts other business.

  • (3) "Labor pool" does not include a temporary help service that requires advanced applications, job interviews and references.

  • (4) "Short-term assignment of casual labor" means a work assignment for a term of 40 hours or less involving work for which neither entity nor person contracting or arranging for temporary employees requires any of the following from such employees:

    • (A) A professional or occupational license which requires for its issuance a demonstration of knowledge or proficiency and which is issued by the State of Georgia or a political subdivision of the state;

    • (B) A high school diploma or its equivalent;

    • (C) Education beyond high school;

    • (D) Vocational education;

    • (E) Demonstrated proficiency with a specified type of machinery; or

    • (F) Training before the assignment or on the job which exceeds one hour.

      This paragraph shall not be construed as prohibiting or limiting the placement of a skilled employee on a short-term assignment of casual labor as long as such skill or education is not a requirement of the assignment.

  • (5) "Work-site employer" means any business entity or employing unit with which a labor pool contracts or otherwise agrees to furnish temporary workers for short-term assignments of casual labor.

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