Document name
Coverage – Taxi Cabs
Document number
POL 34/1977

Effective date: January 1, 1978

Last updated: August 11, 1977

Application: All Future Applications

Policy subject: Employer coverage and registration

Purpose:

To establish guidelines for coverage of taxi cab operators.

POLICY

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  1. Remuneration paid to employees, dispatchers, and operators of company-owned vehicles is deemed to be wages for assessment purposes.
  2. Owner-operators who merely pay “stall rent” are to be considered as independent operators with the right to elective coverage.
  3. Any person in the employ of the owner-operator is to be considered a worker and assessment of owner-operator applies.

Policy references

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Act Sec #

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3, 32

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Amended

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01 January 2014. References updated in accordance with The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013

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Supersedes

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POL 40/72 Coverage – Taxi Drivers

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Complements

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