Georgia

 

 

(a) (1) All scaffolding or staging swung or suspended from an overhead support or erected with stationary supports, which scaffolding or staging is suspended or rises 30 feet or more above...



(a) No person, firm, association, or corporation carrying on or conducting within this state any business requiring the employment of labor shall refuse to hire, employ, or license nor shall...



(a) It shall be unlawful for any employer or the agent of such employer to discharge, discipline, or otherwise penalize an employee because the employee is absent from his or her employment...



(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) Employee means any person who is employed by an employer described in paragraph (2) of this subsection. (2) Employer means any...



(a) As used in this Code section, the term multiracial means having parents of different races. (b) All written forms, applications, questionnaires, and other written documents or...



(a) As used in this Code section, the term employer means any person or entity that employs one or more employees and shall include the state and its political subdivisions. (b) An employer...



(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) Course of conduct means a pattern of conduct composed of a series of acts over a period of time, however short, evidencing a continuity...



There is created and established a separate and independent administrative agency to be known as the Department of Labor. ...



As used in this chapter, the term: (1) Employer includes every person, firm, corporation, partnership, stock association, agent, manager, representative, or foreman, or other persons...



(a) The Department of Labor shall be under the direction and supervision of a commissioner to be known as the Commissioner of Labor. The Commissioner shall devote his full time to the duties...



(a) The Commissioner of Labor may establish within the Department of Labor such divisions as he may deem necessary for the exercise of the powers and the performance of the duties of...



(a) The Commissioner of Labor shall keep and maintain the office of the Department of Labor in the City of Atlanta, Georgia, and shall be provided with suitable rooms, necessary...



(a) In addition to such other duties and powers as may be conferred upon him by law, the Commissioner of Labor shall have the power, jurisdiction, and authority: (1) To superintend...



The Commissioner shall comply with the requirements of Chapter 13 of Title 50, the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, in the promulgation, adoption, review, amendment, and repeal of all...



If there are practical difficulties or unnecessary hardships in carrying out a rule of the Commissioner of Labor, the Commissioner, after public hearing, may make a variation from...



The Commissioner of Labor shall annually, on or before January 1, compile a report covering the activities of the Department of Labor, accompanied by recommendations with reference to such...



(a) Every employer shall furnish employment which shall be reasonably safe for the employees therein, shall furnish and use safety devices and safeguards, shall adopt and use methods and...



It shall be the duty of the Attorney General of the state and the district attorneys of their respective judicial circuits, upon request of the Commissioner of Labor or any of his...



(a) Any employer or owner who violates or fails or refuses to comply with any provision of this chapter within the time prescribed or any judgment or decree made by any court in connection...


The Georgia Department of Labor shall have the authorization to enter into agreements with district attorneys and solicitors-general of the several judicial circuits of this state for the...



The hours of labor required of all persons employed in all cotton or woolen manufacturing establishments in this state, except engineers, firefighters, watchmen, mechanics, teamsters,...



All contracts which require employees of cotton or woolen manufacturing establishments to work more than 40 hours per week shall be null and void.



Any person with whom a contract violative of this chapter is made or any person having knowledge thereof may institute an action against such cotton or woolen manufacturing establishment; and...



This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Georgia Minimum Wage Law. ...



The Commissioner of Labor shall administer and enforce this chapter and may make rules and regulations for such administration. ...


(a) Except as otherwise provided in this Code section, every employer, whether a person, firm, or corporation, shall pay to all covered employees a minimum wage which shall be not less than...



(a) The Commissioner of Labor is authorized to grant exemptions to certain categories of organizations and businesses for the purpose of exempting them from the operation of this chapter....



Every employer subject to this chapter or any regulation pursuant thereto shall maintain records showing the hours worked by each employee and the wages paid to him and shall furnish to...



If any employer pays any employee a lesser amount than the minimum wage provided in this chapter, the employee, at any time within three years, may bring a civil action in superior court for...



As used in this chapter, the term: (1) Commissioner means the Commissioner of Labor of the State of Georgia. (2) Employ means to permit to work. (3) Employee means any...



(a) No employer having employees subject to any provisions of this chapter shall discriminate, within any establishment in which such employees are employed, between employees on the basis of...



(a) The Commissioner shall have the power and it shall be his duty to carry out this chapter; and for this purpose the Commissioner or his authorized representative shall have the power to:...



(a) Any employer who violates Code Section 34-5-3 shall be liable to the employee affected in the amount of his unpaid wages. An action to recover such liability may be maintained in any court...



In the event any dispute should arise between any employer and employee covered by this chapter in relation to any subject matter which is covered by this chapter, either of the parties shall...



Every employer subject to this chapter shall keep an abstract or copy of this chapter posted in a conspicuous place in or about the premises wherein any employee is employed. Employers shall...




(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) Labor organization means any labor union or any organization or agency or employee representation, committee, or plan in which...



It shall be unlawful for any person, acting in concert with one or more other persons, to assemble at or near any place where a labor dispute exists and by force, intimidation, violence,...



It shall be unlawful for any person, acting alone or in concert with one or more other persons, by the use of force, intimidation, violence, or threats thereof to prevent or attempt to prevent...



It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in mass picketing at or near any place where a labor dispute exists in such number or manner as to obstruct or interfere with or constitute a...



Any person who violates any provision of Code Sections 34-6-2 through 34-6-6 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in Code Section 17-10-3. ...



(a) As used in this Code section, the term labor organization means any organization of any kind or any agency or employee representation committee or plan in which employees participate...



As used in this article, the term: (1) Employee includes any employee and shall not be limited to the employees of a particular employer. (2) Employer includes any person acting in...



No individual shall be required as a condition of employment or continuance of employment to be or remain a member or an affiliate of a labor organization or to resign from or to refrain...



No individual shall be required as a condition of employment or continuance of employment to pay any fee, assessment, or other sum of money whatsoever to a labor organization. ...



Any provision in a contract between an employer and a labor organization which requires as a condition of employment or continuance of employment that any individual be or remain a member or...



It shall be unlawful for any employer to contract with any labor organization and for any labor organization to contract with any employer so as to require as a condition of employment...



No employer shall deduct from the wages or other earnings of any employee any fee, assessment, or other sum of money whatsoever to be held for or to be paid over to a labor organization except...



It shall be unlawful for any employer to contract with any labor organization and for any labor organization to contract with any employer for the deduction of any fee, assessment, or other sum...



The remedy of injunction, in addition to any other available remedy, is given to any individual whose employment is affected, or may be affected, by any contract which is declared in whole or...



Any employer or labor organization and any person acting for an employer or labor organization who violates any of the provisions of Code Section 34-6-24, 34-6-25, or 34-6-26 shall be guilty of...



This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Georgia Equal Employment for Persons With Disabilities Code. ...



As used in this chapter, the term: (1) Disability means any condition or characteristic that renders a person an individual with disabilities but shall not include addiction to any drug...



(a) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent an employer from making any job related inquiry about the existence of the disability of an applicant for employment and about the...



(a) No employer shall fail or refuse to hire nor shall any employer discharge or discriminate against any individual with disabilities with respect to wages, rates of pay, hours, or other...



No employer shall discharge, expel, refuse to hire, or otherwise discriminate against any person or applicant for employment because such person has opposed any practice made an unfair...



If a contract of employment provides that wages are payable at a stipulated period, the presumption shall arise that the hiring is for such period, provided that, if anything else in the...



Every person, firm, or corporation, including steam and electric railroads, but not including farming, sawmill, and turpentine industries, employing skilled or unskilled wageworkers in...



(a) Any order, check, draft, note, or other instrument issued in payment of wages or salary due or to become due must be negotiable and payable in cash, on demand, without discount, at...



(a) (1) Upon the death of any person who was employed by any political subdivision of the state or by any railroad company or other corporation, individual, or partnership doing business in...



Any corporation or person doing business of any kind in this state who shall issue checks or written evidences of indebtedness for the wages of laborers shall redeem at full value, in cash,...



(a) As used in this Code section, the term professional employer organization means an employee leasing company as defined in Code Section 34-8-32 that has established a...



The employer is bound to exercise ordinary care in the selection of employees and not to retain them after knowledge of incompetency; he shall use like care in furnishing machinery equal in...



With the exception of railroad companies, the employer shall not be liable to one employee for injuries arising from the negligence or misconduct of other employees about the same business. ...



All contracts between employer and employee made in consideration of employment, whereby the employer is exempted from liability to the employee arising from the negligence of the employer or...



An employee assumes the ordinary risks of his employment and is bound to exercise his own skill and diligence to protect himself. In actions for injuries arising from the negligence of...



Every common carrier by railroad shall be liable in damages to any person suffering injury while he is employed by such carrier or, in case of death of such employee, to his or her...



In any action brought against any common carrier by railroad, under and by virtue of any of the provisions of Code Sections 34-7-41 and 34-7-42, to recover damages for injuries to or the death...



Any contract, rule, regulation, or device whatsoever, the purpose or intent of which shall be to enable any common carrier by railroad to exempt itself from any liability created by Code...



(a) The liability of receivers, trustees, assignees, and other like officers operating railroads in, or partially in, this state for injuries and damages to employees or their property which...



No action shall be maintained under Code Sections 34-7-41 through 34-7-44 unless commenced within two years from the day the cause of action accrued. ...



Where two or more chartered railroad companies whose lines terminate in the same city contract to use the same track within the corporate limits, the company owning the track shall not...



No employee of any railroad company shall be deprived of his right to recover damages for personal injury by reason of the fact that at the time of such injury he was making a run of more than...



This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Employment Security Law. ...



As a guide to the interpretation and application of this chapter, the public policy of this state is declared to be as follows: economic insecurity due to unemployment is a serious menace to...



The General Assembly reserves the right to amend or repeal all or any part of this chapter at any time; and there shall be no vested private rights of any kind against such amendment or...



(a) As used in this chapter, the term annual payroll means the total amount of wages for employment paid by an employer during the 12 month period immediately preceding and ending on...



(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, as used in this chapter, the term base period means the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters...



As used in this chapter, the term benefits means the compensation payable to an individual, as provided in this chapter, with respect to the individual's unemployment. ...



As used in this chapter, the term benefit year with respect to any individual means the one-year period beginning with the day on which a valid claim is filed. In the case of a combined...



As used in this chapter, the term bona fide in the labor market means that any person claiming benefits under this chapter must be available for full-time employment, as that term is...



As used in this chapter, the term calendar quarter means the period of three consecutive calendar months ending on the dates of March 31, June 30, September 30, or December 31 of each year...



As used in this chapter, the term common paymaster means one of two or more related corporations which concurrently employ the same individual and which is designated to remunerate...



As used in this chapter, the term computation date means June 30 of each calendar year with respect to rates applicable to the succeeding calendar year for each employer whose account could...



(a) As used in this chapter, the term contributions means the money payments to the Unemployment Compensation Fund required by Code Sections 34-8-150 through 34-8-156. (b) As used in...



As used in this chapter, the term deductible earnings means all money in excess of $30.00 each week earned by a claimant for services performed, whether or not received by such claimant....



As used in this chapter, the term department means the Georgia Department of Labor. ...



(a) As used in this chapter, the term employee leasing company means an independently established business entity which engages in the business of providing leased employees to any...



As used in this chapter, the term employing unit means any individual, the legal representative of a deceased individual, or any type of organization, including any partnership,...



(a) As used in this chapter, the term employment means any service, including service in interstate commerce, performed for wages or under any contract of hire, written or oral, express...



As used in this chapter, the term employment office means a free public employment office or branch thereof operated by this state or maintained as a part of a state controlled system of...



As used in this chapter, the term Employment Security Administration Fund means the Employment Security Administration Fund which is established by this chapter and from which...



As used in this chapter, the term experience rating account means the individual experience of a covered employer, as determined by factors set forth in Code Sections 34-8-150 through 34-8-157. ...



As used in this chapter, the term extended benefits means benefits, including benefits payable to federal civilian employees and to ex-service personnel pursuant to 5 U.S.C. Chapter 85,...



As used in this chapter, the term fund means the Unemployment Compensation Fund which is established by Code Section 34-8-83 and from which all benefits provided under this chapter shall...



As used in this chapter, the term insured work means employment for a liable employer. ...



As used in this chapter, the term liable employer means an employer who is responsible for the payment of unemployment contributions or payments in lieu of contributions or a...



(a) As used in this chapter and except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, the term most recent employer means the last liable employer for whom an individual...



As used in this chapter, the term state includes the states of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. ...



As used in this chapter, the term supplemental unemployment benefits means only: (1) Benefits which are paid to an employee because of such employee's involuntary separation from...



As used in this chapter, the term temporary help contracting firm means any person who is in the business of employing individuals and, for compensation from a third party, providing...



For purposes of this chapter, an individual shall be deemed unemployed in any week during which the individual performs no services and with respect to which no wages are payable to him or...



As used in this chapter, the term valid claim means a claim filed for unemployment compensation benefits in which sufficient base period wages establish a monetary entitlement as provided...



(a) (1) As used in this chapter, the term wages means all remuneration for personal services, including commissions and bonuses and the cash value of all remuneration paid in any medium...



As used in this chapter, the term week means such period of seven consecutive calendar days ending at 12:00 Midnight as the Commissioner may by regulation prescribe. ...



As used in this chapter, the term weekly benefit amount means the dollar amount, prior to any deductions, which an individual may be entitled to receive for one week of total unemployment. ...


The Commissioner shall make available to the public copies of the text of this chapter, any rules or regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter, the Commissioner's annual reports to...




The Commissioner shall appoint a State Advisory Council and may appoint local or industry advisory councils, composed in each case of an equal number of employer representatives and...


(a) The department shall administer the provisions of this chapter and all programs relating to state employment services and unemployment compensation. (b) The Commissioner may, at his or...


Subject to other provisions of this chapter, the Commissioner is authorized to appoint, fix the compensation of, and prescribe the duties and powers of such officers, accountants,...



The Commissioner shall designate an experience rating committee. The committee shall be composed of one representative of employers, one representative of employees, and one representative of...



The Commissioner, with the advice and aid of the State Advisory Council and the local or industry advisory councils, shall take all appropriate steps to reduce and prevent unemployment;...



(a) There shall be a Board of Review of the Department of Labor, which board shall consist of three members. Each member shall be appointed by the Governor for a term of six years. Each...



(a) The Commissioner shall participate in any arrangements for the payment of compensation on the basis of combining an individual's wages and employment covered under this chapter with...



(a) There is created a trust fund, with the Commissioner as trustee, to be known as the Employment Security Administration Fund. All moneys which are deposited or paid into this fund shall...



This state recognizes its obligation to replace and declares it to be the policy of this state that funds will be provided in the future and applied to the replacement of any moneys received...



There is established as a trust fund, separate and apart from all other public funds of this state, an Unemployment Compensation Fund, which shall be administered by the Commissioner...



The Commissioner shall be custodian of the Unemployment Compensation Fund and shall administer the fund in accordance with such rules and regulations as the Commissioner shall prescribe....



Moneys shall be requisitioned from this state's account in the Unemployment Trust Fund solely for the payment of regular benefits and extended benefits and for refunds pursuant to Code...



Code Sections 34-8-83 through 34-8-85, to the extent that they relate to the Unemployment Trust Fund, shall be operative only so long as such trust fund continues to exist and so long as...



The Commissioner is authorized to borrow funds from the United States Treasury in accordance with standards and regulations promulgated by the United States Department of Labor and pursuant...



In the discharge of the duties imposed by this chapter, the Commissioner, the chief administrative hearing officer, the members of the board of review, and any duly authorized representative...



(a) In case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpoena by any person, any court of this state within the jurisdiction of which the inquiry is carried on or within the jurisdiction of which...



Benefits shall be deemed due and payable under this chapter only to the extent provided in this chapter and to the extent that funds are available therefor to the credit of the...



All fines, penalties, and interest collected under the terms of this chapter shall be paid into the state treasury. The General Assembly shall be authorized to appropriate to the Commissioner...



(a) Any ambiguity in this chapter shall be construed in a manner consistent with federal law applicable to the unemployment compensation program. (b) In the event any Code section,...



(a) This article is intended to reconcile the free access to public records granted by Article 4 of Chapter 18 of Title 50, relating to the inspection of public records, and the discovery...



(a) Any information or records concerning an individual or employing unit obtained by the department pursuant to the administration of this chapter or other federally funded programs for which...



(a) All letters, reports, communications, or any other matters, either oral or written, from the employer or employee to each other or to the department or any of its agents, representatives,...



(a) An individual shall have access to all records and information concerning that individual held by the department unless the information is exempt from disclosure. An employing unit shall...



(a) Governmental agencies, including law enforcement agencies, prosecuting agencies, and the executive branch, whether state, local, or federal, shall have access to information or records...



Information or records deemed private and confidential under this chapter shall be available to parties to judicial or formal administrative proceedings only upon a finding by the...



The department shall have the right to disclose information or records deemed private and confidential under this chapter to any private person or organization when such disclosure is necessary...



Where the department contracts to provide services to other governmental or private organizations, the department may disclose to those organizations information or records deemed private...



Nothing in this article shall prevent the disclosure of information or records deemed private and confidential under this article if all details identifying an individual or employing unit...



(a) Contributions shall accrue from each employer for each calendar year in which the employer is subject to this chapter with respect to wages payable for employment, except as provided in...



(a) For periods prior to April 1, 1987, or after December 31, 2005, each new or newly covered employer shall pay contributions at a rate of 2.7 percent of wages paid by such employer with...



(a) The standard rate of contribution shall be 5.4 percent. The standard rate of contribution is the rate from which variations therefrom are computed as provided in Code Section 34-8-155. (b)...



(a) Any corporation, partnership, individual, or other legal entity who acquires by purchase, merger, consolidation, or other means substantially all of the business or assets of any employer...



Except as provided in Code Section 34-8-161, the Commissioner shall maintain a separate account for each employer and shall credit such account with all the contributions paid by that...



(a) Employers shall be classified in accordance with their actual experience in the payment of contributions and with respect to benefits charged against their accounts so that contribution...



(a) Regular benefits paid with respect to all benefit years that begin on or before December 31, 1991, shall be charged against the experience rating account of employers in the following manner:...



(a) Organizations covered. Benefits paid to employees of governmental entities and nonprofit organizations shall be financed in accordance with this Code section and Code...



The payments in lieu of contributions as provided in Code Section 34-8-158 shall be made in accordance with the following provisions: (1) Date payment due. Upon approval by...



(a) Authority to require surety bond. For the purposes of this Code section, a surety bond is a bond of surety issued by an organization licensed and authorized to issue such bond in...



Two or more employers who have become liable for payments in lieu of contributions in accordance with the provisions of Code Section 34-8-158 may file a joint application to the Commissioner...



(a) There is established as a trust fund, separate and apart from all other public moneys or other funds of this state, a cash deposit escrow fund, which shall be administered by the...



(a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this Code section, an employing unit liable under this chapter must apply in writing to the Commissioner prior to April 30 in order to...



Applications for adjustment or refund of contributions, payments in lieu of contributions, or interest thereon, shall be submitted no later than three years from the date such amounts...



(a)(1) In accordance with such regulations as the Commissioner may prescribe, tax and wage reports shall become due and be filed by each employer on or before the last day of the month...



(a) Contributions unpaid on the due date established by the Commissioner shall bear interest at the rate of 1.5 percent per month or any fraction of a month. Interest shall continue to...



(a) If, after due notice, any employer defaults in any payment of contributions or interest thereon, the amount due, including any penalty, may be collected by civil action maintained in the...



(a) The Commissioner or an authorized representative of the Commissioner may use garnishment to collect the tax imposed by this chapter. Garnishment may be issued by the Commissioner in the...



(a) If any employer fails or neglects to make a report as required by Code Section 34-8-165 or by rules and regulations, the Commissioner may make an estimate based upon any information in...



An employer may be enjoined from employing individuals if such employer's reports remain unfiled or contributions remain unpaid 90 days after the end of the calendar quarter to which they...



The Commissioner shall require any employee leasing company, as defined in Code Section 34-8-32, to post a surety bond or such equivalent financial securities as approved by the Commissioner...



(a) The Commissioner may release or subordinate all or any portion of the property subject to any lien obtained under provisions of this chapter if the Commissioner determines that...



In the event of any distribution of an employer's assets pursuant to an order of any court under the laws of this state, in proceedings relating to the administration of the estate of a...



Any employing unit which sells or transfers its business or stock of goods shall file all required tax and wage reports and pay all contributions, administrative assessments, interest,...



Should any department or political subdivision of the state, any instrumentality of a political subdivision of the state, or any instrumentality of one or more of the foregoing become more...



Any employer may make voluntary payments in addition to the contributions required under this chapter, and the same shall be credited to the employer's experience account; provided, however,...



(a) For the periods on or after April 1, 1987, but on or before January 1, 2000, there is created an administrative assessment of .06 percent to be assessed upon all wages, as defined in...



(a) For the periods on or after April 1, 1987, but on or before December 31, 1999, in addition to the rate paid under Code Section 34-8-151, each new or newly covered employer shall pay...



(a) The Commissioner is authorized to collect the administrative assessment as provided in Code Section 34-8-180 and to deposit the funds in the clearing account of the Unemployment...



The Commissioner may promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary to implement and effectuate the provisions of this article. ...



This article shall stand repealed in its entirety on December 31, 2005. ...



(a) Claims for benefits shall be made in accordance with such rules or regulations as the Commissioner may prescribe. The Commissioner may provide for employer initiated claims under...



All benefits payable from and out of the Unemployment Compensation Fund shall be paid as provided in this chapter and through the employment offices of the department in accordance with such...



(a) Employees of the department designated by the Commissioner shall take the initial claim. An initial determination thereon shall be made promptly and shall include a determination with...



(a) The weekly benefit amount of an individual's claim shall be that amount computed by dividing the two highest quarters of wages paid in the base period by 46. Any fraction of a dollar...



An individual shall be disqualified for benefits: (1) For the week or fraction thereof in which the individual has filed an otherwise valid claim for benefits after such individual has left...



(a) An unemployed individual shall be eligible to receive benefits for any week only if such unemployed individual shows to the satisfaction of the Commissioner that each of the...



(a) Benefits based on service in educational institutions. Benefits based on service in employment as defined in subsections (h) and (i) of Code Section 34-8-35 shall be payable in...



(a) Definitions. As used in this Code section, the term: (1) Eligibility period of an individual means the period consisting of the weeks in his or her benefit year which begin...



(a) Each claimant shall disclose to the department whether or not such claimant owes child support obligations which are being enforced pursuant to a plan described in Section 454 of the...



(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) Uncollected overissuance has the same meaning as provided in...



(a) The board of review may on its own motion affirm, modify, or set aside any decision of an administrative hearing officer on the basis of the evidence previously submitted in such case...



The manner in which appealed claims shall be presented and the conduct of hearings and appeals shall be in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Commissioner for determining the rights...



(a) Any decision of the board of review, in the absence of a reconsideration as provided in subsection (d) of Code Section 34-8-192, shall become final 15 days after the date of notification...



Witnesses subpoenaed pursuant to this article shall be allowed fees at a rate fixed by the Commissioner. Such fees shall be deemed a part of the expense of administering this chapter. ...



Any agreement by an individual to waive, release, or commute his or her rights to benefits or any other rights under this chapter shall be void. Any agreement by any individual in the employ...



Any assignment, pledge, or encumbrance of any right to benefits which are or may become due or payable under this chapter shall be void. Such rights to benefits shall be exempt from...



No person shall be excused from attending and testifying or from producing books, papers, correspondence, memoranda, and other records before the Commissioner, the board of review,...



(a) Any person who has received any sum as benefits under this chapter while any conditions for the receipt of benefits imposed by this chapter were not fulfilled or while the person...



Any person who knowingly makes a false statement or misrepresentation as to a material fact or who knowingly fails to disclose a material fact to obtain or increase benefits under this...



(a) Any person who knowingly makes a false representation or knowingly fails to disclose a material fact to obtain or increase any benefit or payment under this chapter or under an...



This article shall be known and may be cited as the Unemployment Tax Amnesty Program. ...



The General Assembly finds and declares that a public purpose is served by the waiver of interest on unemployment tax, penalties, and criminal prosecution in return for the immediate reporting...



As used in this article, the term: (1) Accounts receivable means an amount of unemployment contribution, tax, administrative assessment, reimbursement in lieu of contributions, penalty,...



(a) The Commissioner shall develop and administer a one-time unemployment tax amnesty program as provided in this article. The Commissioner shall, upon the voluntary return and remission...



(a) The provisions of this article shall apply to any eligible employer who files an application for amnesty within the time prescribed by the Commissioner and does the following: (1)...



(a) Amnesty shall be granted for any employer who meets the requirements of Code Section 34-8-274 in accordance with the following: (1) For unemployment taxes which are owed as a result of...



All installment agreements authorized under subsection (c) of Code Section 34-8-274 shall bear interest on the outstanding amount of unemployment tax due at the rate prescribed under Code...



The Commissioner shall promulgate administrative regulations as necessary, issue forms and instructions, and take all actions necessary to implement the provisions of this article....



For purposes of accounting for the unemployment contributions received pursuant to this chapter, the Commissioner shall maintain an accounting and reporting of funds collected under the...



(a) In addition to all other penalties provided under this chapter or any other law, the Commissioner may by regulation impose after the expiration of the unemployment tax amnesty period a cost...



The Commissioner may, for the purpose of collecting any delinquent unemployment tax due from an employer, contract with any debt collection agency or attorney doing business within or outside...


(a) A corporate officer or a member of a limited liability company who elects to be exempt from coverage under this chapter shall make such election by giving written certification to the...



Any sole proprietor or partner of a business whose employees are eligible for benefits under this chapter may elect to be included as an employee under the workers' compensation insurance...



Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of Code Section 34-9-2, relative to the exempt status of individuals employed as farm laborers, an employer of farm laborers may elect to...



Repealed by Ga. L. 1995, p. 852, 1, effective December 31, 1997. ...




    • 34-9-3.  Applicability of chapter to employers and employees -- Public employees generally
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    Neither any municipal corporation within the state, nor any political subdivision of the state, nor any employee of any such corporation or subdivision shall have the right to reject...