Alabama


For the purposes of this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings: (1) Discriminatory practice. Any practice made unlawful by this article. (2)...



No employer, employment agency, or labor organization shall discriminate in employment against a worker 40 years of age and over in hiring, job retention, compensation, or other terms...



It is an unlawful employment practice for an employer to do any of the following: (1) Fail or refuse to hire or discharge an individual, or otherwise discriminate against an individual...



It is an unlawful employment practice for an employment agency to fail or refuse to refer for employment, or otherwise to discriminate against an individual because of the age of the individual. ...



It is an unlawful employment practice for a labor organization to do any of the following: (1) Exclude or expel from its membership, or otherwise discriminate against an individual because...



It is an unlawful employment practice for an employer, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee controlling apprenticeship or other training or retraining, including...



It is an unlawful employment practice for an employer, employment agency, labor organization, or joint labor-management committee to discriminate against an individual seeking a...



It is an unlawful employment practice for an employer, labor organization, employment agency, or joint labor-management committee to print, or cause to be printed or published, any notice...



Any person aggrieved may elect to pursue their remedies under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act...


There shall be a Department of Industrial Relations of the State of Alabama, which shall be an executive and administrative department of the state. The Department of Industrial Relations...



The general functions and duties of the Department of Industrial Relations shall be as follows: (1) To administer all labor laws and all laws relating to the relationship between employer...



The Director of Industrial Relations, with the approval of the Governor, may establish such division or divisions as may, in his discretion, be necessary or desirable for the administration...



The Department of Industrial Relations shall be headed by and shall be under the direction, supervision and control of an officer who shall be known and designated as the Director of...



The Director of Industrial Relations may prescribe such general rules and regulations for the conduct of the Department of Industrial Relations as he may deem necessary or expedient to give...


There shall be a board of appeals for the Department of Industrial Relations. The board of appeals shall exercise its own judgment and discretion in all matters entrusted to it, and, to...



(a) The functions and duties of the board of appeals shall be as follows: (1) To hear and determine appeals under Chapter 4 of this title. (2) To hold public hearings on proposed...



(a) It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of the Department of Labor, unless otherwise expressly provided, to administer Chapter 7 of this title and such other statutes as may be provided...



(a) In order to assist employees who become unemployed or underemployed as the result of a substantial layoff at or the closing of any plant or industry in Alabama, the Commissioner of Labor...



Base period, as used in this chapter, means the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters immediately preceding the first day of an individual benefit year. ...



(a) Calendar quarter, as used in this chapter, means the period of three consecutive calendar months ending on March 31, June 30, September 30 or December 31, except as the director shall...



(a) Contributions, as used in this chapter, means the money payments to the state unemployment compensation fund, required by this chapter, on the basis of a percentage of wages. (b)...


State, as used in this chapter, includes, in addition to the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Canada. ...



Unemployment administration fund, as used in this chapter, means the unemployment compensation administration fund established by this chapter. ...



There shall be as a special fund, separate and apart from all public moneys or funds of this state, an unemployment compensation trust fund, which shall be administered by the director...



(a) Money shall be requisitioned from the state's account in the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund solely for the payment of benefits and in accordance with regulations prescribed by...



All unemployment compensation overpayment monies collected under the provisions of Sections 25-4-72 and 40-18-100 shall be deposited into the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund. ...



Expired. ...



Contributions or payments in lieu of contributions shall accrue and become payable by each employer subject to this chapter. Contributions or payments in lieu of contributions shall accrue...



(a) For each calendar year ending prior to January 1, 1986, contributions by employees shall be as was provided by this section prior to that date. (b) Repealed: Acts 1989, No. 89-405. ...



For calendar years ending prior to January 1, 1986, employee contributions, the withholding of such contributions and the penalty for an employer's failure to withhold and violations of...



There is hereby created a special fund, to be known as the special interest payment fund, into which shall be deposited all moneys collected under the provisions of Section 25-4-55. All...



An individual shall be deemed totally unemployed in any week during which he performs no services and with respect to which no wages are payable to him, and shall be deemed partially unemployed...



(a) For weeks of unemployment during benefit years which begin before the effective date of subsection (b) of this section, an individual's weekly benefit amount shall be as prescribed by...



(a) Each eligible individual who is totally unemployed or partially unemployed in any week beginning on or after July 3, 1983, shall be paid with respect to such week a benefit in an amount...



Claims for benefits shall be made in accordance with such general rules as the director may prescribe. ...



(a) To hear and decide disputed claims and other due process cases involving a division of the Department of Industrial Relations, the director shall appoint one or more impartial...



Unless such appeal is withdrawn, an appeals tribunal, after affording the parties reasonable opportunity for fair hearing, shall affirm, modify or set aside the findings of fact and decision...



(a) The board of appeals for the Department of Industrial Relations, created by Section 25-2-12, may, on its own motion at any time before a decision of an appeals tribunal becomes final,...



Within 30 days after the decision of the Board of Appeals has become final, any party to the proceeding including the director who claims to be aggrieved by the decision may secure a...



The director shall, with the approval of the Governor, determine the number of employees needed for the efficient and economical performance of the functions and duties of administering...



Every employing unit shall keep true and accurate work records containing such information as is necessary for the administration of this chapter. Such records shall be open to inspection and...


(a) Any employing unit (except one whose employment is specifically exempt under the provisions of subsection (b) of Section 25-4-10) not otherwise subject to this chapter which files with...



Contributions unpaid on the date when they are due and payable, as provided in this chapter, or as may be provided by rules or regulations in this chapter, shall bear interest at the rate of...



(a) Any employer without good cause failing to pay any contribution within the time required by this chapter or the rules and regulations of the director shall be required by the director to...



(a) If, not later than four years after the date on which any contributions, penalties or interest became due, an employer who has paid such contributions, penalties or interest thereon shall...



Any agreement by an employee to waive or release his rights to benefits or any other rights under this chapter shall be void. Any agreement by an employee to pay all or any portion of...



All moneys in the unemployment administration fund, the special employment security administration fund, the special federal advance interest repayment fund and the employment security...



(a) Employees of the Department of Industrial Relations classified as unemployment insurance claims investigators and those supervisors charged with the direct enforcement of the fraud...



Such moneys as are needed to pay the state's portion of benefits provided in this chapter are hereby appropriated from such funds as the salaries of the several state's employees are paid. ...



Such moneys as are necessary to finance the fringe benefit costs for employees of local boards of education shall be paid by the local board of education from such funds as the salaries of...



In the event any portion of Section 115 of the unemployment compensation amendments of 1976 (Public Law 94-566, 94th Congress, dated October 20, 1976), as it applies to the requirement for...



The Director of the Department of Industrial Relations of the State of Alabama shall gather statistics on accidents and their causes and shall generally be responsible for the...



The director shall prepare and cause to be printed, at the expense of the state, and to be paid for as other supplies are paid for, and upon request furnish free sample copies to any employer...



An employer shall keep a record of all injuries, fatal or otherwise, received by his or her employees arising out of and in the course of their employment and for which compensation is claimed...


(a) A person who creates or carries into operation any fraudulent scheme, artifice, or device to execute work without being responsible to the worker for the benefits provided by this...



(a) This chapter shall be applicable to the employees of all counties and all municipalities having populations greater than 2,000 according to the most recent federal decennial census, and...



The legislature finds that actions filed on behalf of injured employees against officers, directors, agents, servants or employees of the same employer seeking to recover damages in excess...



Upon the written request of any employee, each employer subject to the workers' compensation law shall appoint a safety committee. The safety committee shall consist of not less than...



(a) It is the intent of the legislature to promote safety education, safety planning, and to provide any needed technical assistance. (b) The Director of the Department of Industrial...



The provisions of this act are expressly declared not to be severable. If any provision of this act shall be adjudged to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, then this entire...



This article shall not apply in cases where Article 3 of this chapter becomes operative in accordance with the provisions thereof, but shall apply in all other cases, and in such cases shall be...



When personal injury or death is caused to an employee by an accident arising out of and in the course of his employment, of which injury the actual or lawfully imputed negligence of the...



In all cases brought under this article, it shall not be a defense: (1) That the employee was negligent, unless and except it shall also appear that such negligence was wilful or that...



The provisions of this article and Article 3 of this chapter shall apply to employees who are minors and who have been employed in accordance with or contrary to laws regulating the employment...



In all actions of law brought pursuant to this article, the burden of proof to establish the wilful misconduct or other misconduct as defined in Section 25-5-51, of the injured employee shall...



If an employer is subject to this article, compensation, according to the schedules hereinafter contained, shall be paid by the employer, or those conducting the business during bankruptcy...



Except as provided in this chapter, no employee of any employer subject to this chapter, nor the personal representative, surviving spouse, or next of kin of the employee shall have a right to...



The rights and remedies granted in this chapter to an employee shall exclude all other rights and remedies of the employee, his or her personal representative, parent, dependent, or next of...



Every employer and employee, except as otherwise specifically provided in this article, shall be presumed to have accepted and come under this article and Article 4 of this chapter and...



For the purposes of this article and Article 4 of this chapter, minors shall have the same power to contract, make settlements and receive compensation as adult employees, subject to the power...



The interested parties may settle all matters of benefits, whether involving compensation, medical payments, or rehabilitation, and all questions arising under this article and Article 4 of...



(a) For purposes of this article, except for scheduled injuries as provided in Section 25-5-57(a)(3), compensation for the first three days of disability shall not be payable, nor...



In death cases, where the death results proximately from the accident within three years, compensation payable to dependents shall be computed on the following basis and shall be paid to...



For the purposes of this article, the following described persons shall be conclusively presumed to be wholly dependent: (1) The wife, unless it is shown that she was voluntarily living...



A wife, child, husband, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, sister, brother, mother-in-law or father-in-law who was wholly supported by the deceased workman at the time of his death and...



Any member of a class named in Section 25-5-62 who regularly derived part of his support from the earnings of the deceased workman at the time of his death and for a reasonable period of...



In computing and paying compensation to orphans or other children, in all cases, only those under 18 years of age or those over 18 years of age who are physically or mentally incapacitated...



In case of the remarriage of a widow of an employee who has another dependent, the unpaid balance of compensation, which would otherwise become due her, shall be paid to the dependent or may,...



If death results to an employee as the result of an accident or an occupational disease arising out of and in the course of the employment, the employer shall pay, in addition to the medical...



(a) The compensation paid under this article shall be not less than, except as otherwise provided in this article, 271/2 percent of the average weekly wage of the state as determined by...



For purposes of this article only, an injured employee or the employee's representative, within five days after the occurrence of an accident, shall give or cause to be given to the...



The notice referred to in Section 25-5-78 may be served personally upon the employer or upon any agent of the employer upon whom a summons may be served in civil actions or by sending it...



In case of a personal injury not involving cumulative physical stress, all claims for compensation under this article shall be forever barred unless within two years after the accident the...



By agreement of the parties and with approval of the court, the amounts of compensation payable periodically, under this article and Article 4 of this chapter, may be commuted to one or more...



At any time after the amount of an award has been agreed upon by the parties or found and ordered by the court, a sum equal to the present value of all future installments of...



For purposes of this article and Article 4 of this chapter: (1) If the award, order, or settlement agreement is payable in installments and default has been made in the payment of...



Costs may be awarded by said court in its discretion, and, when so awarded, the same costs shall be allowed, taxed and collected as for like services and proceedings in civil cases, but if...



(a) Unless otherwise provided in this chapter, no part of the compensation payable under this article and Article 4 of this chapter shall be paid to an attorney for the plaintiff for...



Whenever any decision or order is made and filed by the court upon any matter arising under this article, the clerk of the court shall forthwith make and forward to the judge of probate of...



Where the employer and employee are subject to this chapter, the disablement or death of an employee caused by the contraction of an occupational disease, as defined in Section 25-5-110, shall...



All contracts of employment made on or after September 1, 1971, shall be presumed to have been made with reference to and subject to the provisions of this article. All contracts of...



(a) If compensation is payable for an occupational disease other than pneumoconiosis or radiation, the only employer liable, if any, shall be the employer in whose employment the employee was...



(a) In case of the contraction of an occupational disease, as defined in this article, or of injury or disability resulting therefrom, a claim for compensation, as defined in Section 25-5-1,...



The compensation payable for death or disability caused by an occupational disease, as defined in this article, shall be computed in the same manner and in the same amounts as provided in...



There shall not be a presumption that disablement or death from any cause or infirmity is the result of an occupational disease, nor that an occupational disease will result in disablement...



For the purposes of this article, the following terms shall have the meanings respectively ascribed to them by this section: (1) Occupational exposure to radiation. Gradual exposure...



All contracts of employment made on or after September 7, 1967, shall be presumed to have been made with reference to and subject to the provisions of this article. All contracts of...



The rights and remedies granted in this article shall exclude all other rights and remedies of an employee, his personal representative, parent, surviving spouse, dependents or next of kin,...



In case of occupational exposure to radiation, as defined in this article, or of injury or disability resulting therefrom, all claims for compensation shall be forever barred, unless within...



The compensation payable for death or disability caused by occupational exposure to radiation shall be computed in the same manner and in the same amounts as provided in Article 3 of this...



There shall be no presumption that disablement or death from any cause or infirmity is the result of occupational exposure to radiation, nor that occupational exposure to radiation will result...



Any person, other than a beneficiary under this chapter, who for a consideration takes or accepts from an employee an assignment of his claim or award or judgment for, or agreement to...



There is created a nonprofit corporation to be known as the Alabama Workmen's Compensation Self-Insurers Guaranty Association, Incorporated, hereinafter referred to as the association....



(a) All employers who elect to be self-insurers for workers' compensation as provided in Article 1, other than self-insurers which are governmental entities, or public utilities, shall be...



The affairs of the association shall be managed by a board of directors which shall consist of nine persons appointed by the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations. To be eligible...



(a) Within 120 days after their appointment, the board of directors shall propose to the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations a set of by-laws for the operation and administration...



(a) To the extent necessary to secure funds for the payment of covered claims and costs of administration, the association may levy annual assessments on members of the association at a rate...



Upon receipt of the funds assessed on members, the association may set aside funds for the administration of its affairs, and the balance of the funds shall be deposited to an insolvency...



The association shall be subject to examination and regulation by the Department of Industrial Relations. No later than March 30 of each year, the board of directors shall submit a...



A member may deduct as a business expense for state income tax purposes any assessment levied under Section 25-5-254 in the year such assessments are paid. ...



(a) Each insurer issuing a policy under this article shall offer, as a part of the policy or as an optional endorsement to the policy, deductibles optional to the policyholder for benefits...



Optional deductibles shall be offered in each policy insuring liability for workers' compensation that is issued, delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed under this article on or after July...



Premium reduction for deductibles shall be determined before the application of any experience modification, premium surcharge, or premium discounts. To the extent that an employer's...



This article shall not apply to employers who are approved to self-insure against liability for workers' compensation or group self-insurance funds for workers' compensation established...



(a) The Department of Industrial Relations shall establish an Ombudsman Program to assist injured or disabled employees, persons claiming death benefits, employers, and other persons in...



A benefit review conference is a nonadversarial, informal dispute resolution proceeding designed to: (1) Explain, orally and in writing, the rights of the respective parties to a...



(a) A dispute may be resolved either in whole or in part at the benefit review conference. If the conference results in the resolution of some of the disputed issues by mutual agreement or in...



For the purposes of this article the following words and phrases have the following meanings: (1) Board. The Workers' Compensation Medical Services Board. (2) Medical...



There is established a Workers' Compensation Medical Services Board composed of five physicians licensed to practice medicine in the State of Alabama who shall be appointed by the Director of...



The board shall exercise general supervision in all matters related to the provision of medical services provided by physicians, as defined in Section 25-5-310, rendered to workers under...



Within 60 days from May 19, 1992, the Workers' Compensation Medical Services Board shall submit to the Governor an initial schedule of maximum fees for medical services covered by this...



Notwithstanding any other provisions of this article to the contrary, any employer, workers' compensation insurance carrier, self-insured employer, or group fund, may contract with...



The Workers' Compensation Medical Services Board, the individual members thereof, the agents, servants, employees, consultants, or attorneys of the board, and any person, firm, or...



(a) Within 60 days after May 19, 1992, the Director of the Department of Industrial Relations shall assess each insurance carrier, self-insured employer, and group fund its pro rata share of...



(a) For purposes of this article, small employer means an employer who is not experienced-rated for workers' compensation insurance purposes and whose annual workers' compensation premium...



It is the intent of the Legislature to promote drug-free workplaces in order that employers in this state be afforded the opportunity to maximize their levels of productivity, enhance...



(a) If an employer implements a drug-free workplace program substantially in accordance with this article, the employer shall qualify for certification for a five percent premium discount...



(a) One time only, prior to testing, all employees and job applicants for employment shall be given a notice of testing. In addition, all employees shall be given a written policy statement...



(a) If an employer has an employee assistance program, the employer shall inform the employee of the benefits and services of the employee assistance program. In addition, the employer...



(a) An employer shall provide all employees with a semiannual education program on substance abuse, in general, and its effects on the workplace, specifically. An education program for a...



(a) No physician-patient relationship is created between an employee or job applicant and an employer, medical review officer, or any person performing or evaluating a drug test solely by...



(a) All information, interviews, reports, statements, memoranda, and test results, written or otherwise, received by the employer through a substance abuse testing program are...



The Department of Industrial Relations, Workers' Compensation Division, shall promulgate by rule or regulation procedures and forms for the certification of employers who establish and maintain...




(a) Except as otherwise provided by law, when a personal injury is received by a servant or employee in the service or business of the master or employer, the master or employer is liable...



If such injury results in the death of the servant or employee, his personal representative is entitled to maintain an action therefor in a court of competent jurisdiction, and the...



The right to live involves the right to work. The public and working men and women must be protected. The activities of labor organizations affect the social and economic conditions of the...


The Governor may, whenever he considers it expedient, appoint a board of mediation, consisting of three members, for the purpose of gathering facts and information and hearing evidence...



It shall be unlawful for any executive, administrative, professional or supervisory employee to be a member in, or to be accepted for membership by, any labor organization, the constitution...



It is hereby declared to be the public policy of Alabama that the right of persons to work shall not be denied or abridged on account of membership or nonmembership in any labor union or...



No person shall be required by an employer to become or remain a member of any labor union or labor organization as a condition of employment or continuation of employment. ...



No person shall be required by an employer to abstain or refrain from membership in any labor union or labor organization as a condition of employment or continuation of employment. ...



No employer shall require any person, as a condition of employment or continuation of employment, to pay any dues, fees or other charges of any kind to any labor union or labor organization. ...



A grievance or dispute between an employer and his employees may be submitted to a local board of arbitrators, consisting of three persons, for hearing and settlement. When the employees...



The Legislature has found that Alabama law has not kept pace with federal standards regulating the employment of minors to the extent that it has become increasingly difficult for employers...



No person under 16 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in any gainful occupation, except in agricultural service, and except as otherwise provided in this chapter....



No person under 16 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work at any of the following occupations, positions, or places: (1) Operating or assisting in operating...



(a) No person 14 or 15 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in any gainful occupation for more than six days in any one week, or for more than 40 hours in any one...



(a) No person under 16 years of age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to work in any gainful occupation during the hours in which the public schools of the district in which the...



(a) Every employer shall keep posted in a conspicuous place where any person under 18 years of age is employed, permitted, or suffered to work, a printed notice stating the maximum number of...



No person under 14 years of age shall distribute, sell, expose, or offer for sale newspapers, magazines, periodicals, candy, or other articles, be employed or permitted or suffered to work in...



(a) No person under 16 years of age shall engage in any of the occupations mentioned in Section 25-8-39 after 7:00 p.m. or before 5:00 a.m. of any day. (b) No person, firm, or corporation...



Any person who engages in any street occupation in violation of Sections 25-8-39, 25-8-40, or 25-8-41 may be deemed delinquent and brought before any court having jurisdiction over...



(a) No person under 18 years of age shall be employed or permitted or suffered to work at any of the following occupations, positions, or places: (1) In or about or in connection with any...



(a) No person under the state legal drinking age shall be employed, permitted, or suffered to serve or dispense alcoholic beverages in any establishment where alcoholic beverages are sold,...



(a) No person under 18 years of age shall engage in any occupation mentioned in Section 25-8-39 unless he or she has secured and has with him or her a work permit as provided in this chapter....



(a) The county or city school superintendent, or headmaster or principal of a private school, shall issue all work permits. The superintendent, headmaster, or principal may designate in a...



Work permits may be issued to persons 16 years of age or older without requiring school records and parental approval. ...



All work permits shall state the full name, place and date of birth of the minor, the name and address of the parent, guardian, or person sustaining the parental relationship to the person, and...



The county or city superintendent, or principal of schools, or if there is none, the headmaster, shall, between the first and tenth of each month, transmit to the department a copy of each...



Any official charged with the enforcement of this chapter may cancel any work permit found to be illegally or improperly issued. When the permit is cancelled, the employer of the person for...



The department shall have the right to enter, without prior notice or warrant, any business establishment for the purpose of routine inspections. These visits shall be conducted as frequently...



Every school attendance officer shall report to the department every known violation of this chapter. School attendance officers shall have the same right of access to and inspection...



Every person, firm, or corporation owning or controlling any establishment wherein minors are employed shall keep the establishment in a sanitary condition and properly ventilated, and...



The department shall inspect thoroughly every establishment wherein persons subject to this chapter are employed and shall issue a written order for the correction of unsanitary or...



The department shall remove from any establishment any minor found employed or working, contrary to law, or who is afflicted with any infectious, contagious, or communicable disease, or...



(a) No person shall discriminate against any individual because the individual has opposed any act or practice made unlawful by this chapter or because the individual made a charge,...



Any person who sells, offers for sale, or furnishes any article of any description to a person under 16 years of age to be used for the purpose of sale or barter upon the streets or in any...



Any person, firm, or corporation who violates this chapter, or who fails or refuses to obey within a reasonable time any lawful order or direction given by the state officials charged with...



(a) Time and hour restrictions shall not be imposed upon, and no work permits shall be required for persons under 18 years of age who are employed as models. Notwithstanding the foregoing,...



This chapter shall be known as the Alabama Coal Mine Safety Law of 1975. The purpose of this chapter is to provide reasonable laws to promote the safety and health of those engaged in the...



There shall be appointed by the Governor a board of examiners, all of whom shall hold Alabama mine foreman's certificates, consisting of the chief or the head mine inspector, as the director...


The board of examiners created by Section 25-9-9 shall examine qualified applicants and give certificates of competency to persons who pass the required examinations to act as mine foremen or...



Each applicant for a mine foreman's certificate of competency shall: (1) Be a citizen of the United States; (2) Be at least 23 years old; (3) Have had four years practical...



(a) The board is hereby authorized to issue an official written reprimand of any person certified under this chapter as a disciplinary measure for a first violation of any requirement hereof....



The mine foreman or subordinate supervisor shall visit each working place on operating days to assure that proper conditions are maintained in the mine as to timbering, ventilation, supplies...



(a) The chief has the authority to administer oaths and to issue subpoenas requiring the attendance of witnesses to testify under oath in any proceeding and to require witnesses to answer...



No person under the age of 18 shall be employed to work or labor in or about any coal mine in this state. ...



The Chief of the Division of Safety and Inspection of the Department of Industrial Relations shall establish and maintain within the State of Alabama and within said division such mine...



Said chief is hereby authorized to have trained and employed at the rescue stations operated by said division within the state, rescue crews as he may determine necessary. Each member of...



It shall be the duty and responsibility of the chief to see that all crews be properly trained by qualified instructors who have a certificate of training from the Mine Safety and...



Members of said crews shall have one year underground experience, be less than 50 years of age and pass a physical examination by a licensed physician annually. A record that such examination...



All rescue or recovery work performed by these crews shall be under the jurisdiction of the chief. The division shall consult with company officials, representatives of the Mine Safety and...



When engaged in rescue or recovery work during an emergency at a mine, all crew members assigned to the work shall be considered during the period of their work, employees of the mine where...



(a) During recovery work and prior to entering any mine, all recovery crews shall be properly informed of existing conditions. (b) Mine rescue and recovery work shall be carried out...



(a) Air in which men work or travel must promptly be improved if it contains less than 19.5 percent oxygen, more than one percent carbon dioxide or is contaminated with noxious or poisonous...



(a) All surface transformers, unless of dead front construction or if installed at least eight feet above ground, shall be enclosed in a house or surrounded by a fence at least six feet high....


(a) Installations and inspections. -- All electrical equipment installations shall be approved and all electrical inspections made by a qualified person. (b) Grounding. ...



It shall be the duty of the superintendent, mine foreman, subordinate supervisors, fire bosses or mine examiners and other officials to comply with and to see that others comply with...


For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates a different meaning: (1) Small business. A...



There is hereby created an advisory council to the department to be composed of representatives of designated small business enterprises to be named as follows: five by the Governor, two each...



This chapter shall be known and cited as the New Hire Act of 1997. ...



The Legislature finds that individuals need to take more personal responsibility for their actions. The Legislature further finds that certain individuals are not meeting their legal...



There is hereby established, within the department, a State Directory of New Hires. ...



(a) An employer shall report to the department, within seven days of hiring, each new hire, recall, or rehire. The information to be reported shall include the name, address, social...



The State Directory of New Hires shall furnish on a quarterly basis, to the National Directory of New Hires, extracts of the reports required under Section 303(a)(6) of the Social Security Act...



(a) The following entities shall have access to the information contained in the State Directory of New Hires: (1) The Department of Human Resources. (2) State agencies operating...



(a) Pursuant to Section 3304(a)(16), Federal Unemployment Tax Act, in order for the state to be certified for tax credit, the custodian of records is specifically authorized to do the...



(a) Pursuant to Section 303(h), Social Security Act, in order for the state to receive administrative grants for unemployment compensation programs, the custodian of records shall, on...


Pursuant to Section 303(h), Social Security Act, the unemployment compensation information shall be provided to the National Directory of New Hires on a reimbursable basis to the department in...



Section 303(e), Social Security Act, requires states to provide certain unemployment compensation information to child support enforcement agencies. (1) The custodian of records is...



State and local child support agencies may obtain access to department employment security records. Access shall be subject to safeguards, privacy, nonliability of entities that grant the...



(a) The state shall maintain an Income Eligibility Verification System (IEVS), which meets the requirements of Section 1137(a), Social Security Act, for the purpose of verifying income...



(a) An individual filing a new claim for unemployment compensation shall disclose at the time of filing such claim, on a form provided, whether he or she owes an uncollected food...



(a) The State Department of Revenue shall furnish to the department information on all employers doing business in the state. This information shall identify all employers who have paid wages,...



The director or the commissioner may promulgate rules and regulations for the implementation and administration of this chapter pursuant to the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act. ...



Any person or entity violating any provision of this chapter may be subject to an administrative penalty not to exceed twenty-five dollars ($ 25) per violation. The director shall have...



This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act and, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, shall apply to all boilers and pressure vessels. ...


As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (1) Board. The Board of Boilers and Pressure Vessels. (2) Boiler. A closed vessel in which water or...



(a) There is created within the Department of Labor a Board of Boilers and Pressure Vessels, which shall be referred to in this chapter as the board. The board shall consist of nine members,...



(a) (1) The department, with the advice of the board, shall formulate definitions, rules, and regulations for the safe construction, installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of...



No boiler or pressure vessel which does not conform to the rules and regulations of the department governing new construction and installation shall be installed and operated in this state...



(a) The maximum allowable working pressure of a boiler carrying the ASME Code symbol or of a pressure vessel carrying the ASME or API-ASME symbol shall be determined by the applicable sections...



(a) The commissioner may appoint as chief inspector a citizen of this state who at the time of the appointment shall have not less than five years' experience in the construction,...



The commissioner may employ deputy inspectors who shall be responsible to the chief inspector. A deputy inspector at the time of appointment shall have three years of experience in...



(a) In addition to the deputy inspectors authorized by Section 25-12-9, the commissioner, upon the request of any company licensed to insure and insuring in this state boilers and...



The examination for chief, deputy, special, or owner or user inspectors shall be in writing and shall be held by the board or by an examining board appointed in accordance with the requirements...



(a) An inspector's certificate of competency may be suspended by the commissioner after investigation and recommendation by the board for the incompetence or untrustworthiness of the holder of...



If a certificate of competency is lost or destroyed, a new certificate of competency shall be issued without further examination. ...



(a) Boilers and pressure vessels subject to operating certificate inspections by special inspectors, or owner or user inspectors shall be inspected within 60 calendar days following the...



After 12 months for power boilers, 24 months for low pressure steam heating, hot water heating, and hot water supply boilers, and 36 months for pressure vessels following July 1, 2001, it shall...



The owner or user of a boiler or pressure vessel required by this chapter to be inspected by the chief inspector or his or her deputy inspector shall pay directly to the chief inspector,...



The chief inspector shall furnish a bond in the sum of five thousand dollars ($ 5,000) and each of the deputy inspectors employed and paid by the state shall furnish a bond in the sum of...



(a) Any person aggrieved by an order or an act of the commissioner or the chief inspector under this chapter may, within 15 days of notice thereof, appeal from the order or act to the board...



The Board of Boilers and Pressure Vessels shall be subject to the Alabama Sunset Law, Title 41, Chapter 20, as an enumerated agency as provided in Section 41-20-3, and shall have a...



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