2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 27 - LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER 3 - UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
ARTICLE 1 - IN GENERAL
SECTION 27-3-103 - "Employer" defined; qualifications; employment services in other states included.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-3-103 (2018)

27-3-103. "Employer" defined; qualifications; employment services in other states included.

(a) As used in this act, "employer" means any employing unit:

(i) For whom a worker performs service as an employee;

(ii) Acquiring the organization, business, trade or substantially all of the assets of an employer subject to this act at the time of acquisition;

(iii) Electing coverage under this act pursuant to W.S. 27-3-502(d);

(iv) Not otherwise qualifying as an employer under this section and liable for any federal tax on services employed against which credit may be taken for contribution payments into any state unemployment fund;

(v) Not otherwise qualifying as an employer under this section and as a condition for full tax credit against the tax imposed by 26 U.S.C. §§ 3301 through 3311, is required to be an employer under this act;

(vi) Employing services defined as employment under W.S. 27-3-105(a)(i), except as provided by paragraphs (viii) and (ix) of this subsection;

(vii) Employing services defined as employment under W.S. 27-3-105(a)(ii), except as provided by subsection (b) of this section;

(viii) Employing agricultural labor defined under W.S. 27-3-107;

(ix) Employing domestic service defined under W.S. 27-3-107(g); or

(x) That is an Indian tribe, as defined by section 3306 of the federal Unemployment Tax Act, for which service in employment, as defined by this act, is performed.

(b) Domestic service shall not be considered by the department in determining if an employing unit is an employer under paragraph (a)(i), (vi), (vii) or (viii) of this section. Agricultural labor shall not be considered by the department in determining if an employing unit is an employer under paragraph (a)(i), (vi), (vii) or (ix) of this section.

(c) Employment under this section shall include services performed entirely within another state pursuant to an agreement under W.S. 27-3-608(b) and otherwise qualifying as employment under this act.

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