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Supreme Court narrowly defines ‘statutory employee’  (access required)

  A company that hires a subcontractor doesn’t become the subcontractor’s statutory employer if it outsources the work for legitimate business purposes rather than to simply avoid paying workers’ compensation costs for the contractor’s employees, a narrowly divided South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled.  The Aug. 11 decision overrules prior cases that had analyzed the issue of ...

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