2020 Idaho Code
Title 72 - WORKER'S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS -- INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
Chapter 2 - SCOPE — COVERAGE — LIABILITY
Section 72-230 - PUBLIC ASSISTANCE — COVERAGE.

Universal Citation: ID Code § 72-230 (2020)

72-230. PUBLIC ASSISTANCE — COVERAGE. (1) Any employer who enters into a written agreement with the Idaho department of health and welfare to provide unpaid work experience, training, or both, to any person receiving public assistance benefits, shall be the "on-site employer" and shall be granted all the protections and immunities granted to any employer under the Idaho worker’s compensation law.

(2) Any person receiving public assistance benefits pursuant to chapter 2, title 56, Idaho Code, who participates in unpaid work experience, training, or both, shall be deemed to be an employee of the "on-site employer" defined in subsection (1) of this section and shall be entitled to all benefits under the Idaho worker’s compensation law.

(3) Any worker’s compensation premiums and losses associated with unpaid work experience or training pursuant to this section shall be assessed against the Idaho department of health and welfare. All protections and immunities granted to any employer under the Idaho worker’s compensation law shall be extended simultaneously to the "on-site employer" defined in subsection (1) of this section and the department of health and welfare.

History:

[72-230, added 1996, ch. 39, sec. 1, p. 102.]

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