2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 27 - LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER 3 - UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
ARTICLE 1 - IN GENERAL
SECTION 27-3-105 - "Employment" defined; employment for state, and other organizations; exceptions.
27-3-105. "Employment" defined; employment for state, and other organizations; exceptions.
(a) Employment under this act includes service performed for:
(i) This state, any of its political subdivisions, including service as an appointed official of any political subdivision, or for this state and any other state or its political subdivisions and this service is excluded from employment under 26 U.S.C. §§ 3301 through 3311 solely by 26 U.S.C. § 3306(c)(7);
(ii) A religious, charitable, educational or other organization if excluded from employment under 26 U.S.C. §§ 3301 through 3311 solely by 26 U.S.C. § 3306(c)(8) and the organization employed four (4) or more individuals for part of one (1) day for twenty (20) weeks within the current or preceding calendar year; and
(iii) An Indian tribe, as defined by section 3306 of the federal Unemployment Tax Act, if the service is excluded from employment, as defined by the federal Unemployment Tax Act, only because of the application of section 3306(c)(7) of that act and is not otherwise excluded from employment as defined by this act.
(b) Subsection (a) of this section does not include service performed:
(i) For a church or convention or association of churches;
(ii) For an organization operated primarily for religious purposes and supervised, controlled or principally supported by a church or convention or association of churches;
(iii) As an ordained, commissioned or licensed minister of a church in the exercise of his ministry;
(iv) As a member of a religious order in the exercise of required duties of the order;
(v) As an elected official;
(vi) As a member of a legislative body or the judiciary of the state or any political subdivision;
(vii) As a member of the state national guard or air national guard;
(viii) For a governmental agency as a temporary employee for fire, storm, snow, earthquake, flood or similar emergencies;
(ix) By a major nontenured policymaking or advisory position pursuant to law or by a policymaking or advisory position not ordinarily requiring more than eight (8) hours of service per week;
(x) By an individual receiving rehabilitative services from a facility providing rehabilitation programs for individuals with impaired earning capacities because of age, physical or mental deficiencies or injury or providing remunerative work for individuals not readily absorbed into the labor market because of physical or mental deficiencies;
(xi) By an individual receiving a wage as part of a work experience or workfare program assisted or financed by the federal government or any state or local government, except for those programs employing an individual in on-the-job training for which wages are wholly or partially paid by the employer;
(xii) By an inmate of a state custodial or penal institution; or
(xiii) As an election official or election worker if the amount of remuneration received by the individual during the calendar year for services performed as an election official or election worker is less than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).