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Chapter 8. Office of the Director
Subchapter 2.05. Enforcement of Workers' Compensation Coverage, Penalty Assessment Orders, Stop Orders and Posting and Notice Requirements
Article 15. Notice of Right to Benefits

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§15596. Notice of Employee's Right to Workers' Compensation Benefits.

(a) Employers shall notify, orally or in writing, every new employee, either at the time the employee is hired or by the end of his first pay period, of the employee's right to receive workers' compensation benefits should he be injured on the job at any time while in such employer's employ.

(b) Employers who need not give such notice are owners or occupants of residential dwellings whose employees perform duties which are incidental to the ownership, maintenance or use of the dwelling, including the care and supervision of children or whose duties are personal and not in the course of the trade, business, profession or occupation of such owner or occupant if such employees are employed for less than fifty-two (52) hours during a ninety (90)-day period and earn less than one hundred ($100) dollars.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 55 and 3710, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 3700, 3710, 3710.1, 3710.2, 3711, 3712, 3713, 3714, 3718, 3722, 3723, 3725, 3726 and 3727, Labor Code.

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