course of employment
n.
The normal duties and activities associated with a job; the activities that an employee performs as his or her customary services to the employer.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


course of employment

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


course of employment
The hours and circumstances of an employee's job. An employer is generally responsible for actions an employee takes within the course of employment. An employee who is injured in the course of employment is generally entitled to workers' compensation.
Category: Employment Law & HR → Employee Rights
Category: Employment Law & HR → Human Resources

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


course of employment
n.
1 The activities engaged in, the circumstances that exist, and the events that occur that are normally part of an employee's job, especially those directly related to the work that the employee was hired to do.
2 The time that the employee takes to complete his or her assigned tasks.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


course of employment
As set forth in workers' compensation acts, the time, place, and conditions under which an on-the-job accident occurs. The performance of an act that an employee might prudently do while in the appropriate area during working hours.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


course of employment
As set forth in workers' compensation acts, the time, place, and conditions under which an on-the-job accident occurs. The performance of an act that an employee might prudently do while in the appropriate area during working hours.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

course of employment
adj.
   actively involved in a person's employment at a particular time, most likely when an accident occurred, which is required to make a claim for work-related injury under state Worker's Compensation Acts.
   See also: scope of employment

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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