2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 27 - Labor and Employment
Chapter 14 - Worker's Compensation
Article 8 - Administrative Provisions
Section 27-14-803 - Investigatory Powers; Examination of Employer's Records; Subpoenas.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-14-803 (2019)

27-14-803. Investigatory powers; examination of employer's records; subpoenas.

(a) In addition to W.S. 27-14-801(d) and if the administrator has reason to believe that an employee, employer, health care provider or any representative thereof has engaged in any activity in violation of this act, he shall make an investigation to determine if this act has been violated and, to the extent necessary for this purpose, may conduct discovery pursuant to the Wyoming Rules of Civil Procedure.

(b) The administrator may examine the books, accounts, payrolls or business operation of any employer to secure any information necessary for any investigation conducted under this section and for the administration of this act at any reasonable time on twenty-four (24) hours notice but excluding Sundays and holidays unless waived by the employer, either in person or through any authorized inspector, agent or deputy.

(c) If records necessary for an investigation under this section are located outside this state, the person being investigated shall:

(i) Make them available to the administrator at a convenient location within this state;

(ii) Pay the reasonable and necessary expenses for the administrator or his representative to examine them at the location at which maintained; or

(iii) Provide access to comparable officials of the state in which the records are located for inspection as the administrator may require.

(d) If the employer, employee, health care provider or any representative thereof refuses to cooperate and assist discovery by the administrator pursuant to this section, the attorney general may, at the request of the administrator and upon reasonable notice to all parties, apply to the district court for a subpoena or for an order compelling compliance.

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