2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 27 - LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER 3 - UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
ARTICLE 1 - IN GENERAL
SECTION 27-3-108 - Services excluded from scope of employment.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-3-108 (2018)

27-3-108. Services excluded from scope of employment.

(a) Employment under this act does not include service performed:

(i) By an individual for his spouse or child or by a person under twenty-one (21) years of age for his parent or for a partnership consisting only of his parents;

(ii) For the federal government or any federal agency exempt from this act by federal constitution, except service for those agencies otherwise required by law to contribute to any state unemployment compensation fund;

(iii) For an employer or employee representative defined under 45 U.S.C. § 351 et seq. unless an agreement is in effect pursuant to W.S. 27-3-608;

(iv) By an individual under the age of eighteen (18) or as a direct seller or independent contractor in the business of distributing or delivering newspapers or shopping news excluding the delivery or distribution at any point for further delivery or distribution but including directly related services such as soliciting customers and collecting receipts, provided:

(A) All or substantially all of the individual's pay for the service, whether or not paid in cash, directly relates to sales or other output rather than to the number of hours worked; and

(B) The individual performs the service under a written contract with the newspaper or shopping news publisher which specifies that the individual will not be treated as an employee with respect to the services for federal tax purposes.

(v) As real estate activity under W.S. 33-28-102(b)(xlv) by a responsible broker, associate broker or salesperson licensed under the Real Estate License Act, W.S. 33-28-101 through 33-28-401;

(vi) In the employ of a school, college or university by a student enrolled and regularly attending the school, college or university or by the spouse of a student if the spouse is informed at the time employed that employment is provided under a financial assistance program and the employment is not covered by unemployment compensation;

(vii) By an individual enrolled in a full-time program of an educational institution combining academic instruction with work experience if the service is an integral part of the program and is certified by the institution to the employer. This paragraph does not apply to service performed in a program established for an employer or group of employers;

(viii) By a hospital patient employed by the hospital;

(ix) In a barber shop licensed under W.S. 33-7-108 or salon licensed under W.S. 33-12-127 if:

(A) Use of shop facilities by an individual performing services is contingent upon payment of a flat rate of compensation to the shop owner; and

(B) The individual performing services receives no compensation from the shop owner for services performed.

(x) By an individual who is the owner and operator of a motor vehicle which is leased or contracted with driver to a for-hire common or contract carrier. The owner-operator shall not be an employee for purposes of this act if he performs the service pursuant to a contract which provides that the owner-operator shall not be treated as an employee for purposes of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, the Social Security Act, the Federal Unemployment Tax Act and income tax withholding at source;

(xi) Services performed as casual labor;

(xii) Repealed By Laws 2010, Ch. 66, § 2.

(xiii) By a member of a limited liability company, unless the limited liability company elects coverage in accordance with W.S. 27-3-502(d).

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