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2006 Minnesota Statutes

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(a) An employee may reach an agreement with the employee's appointing authority to
respond to emergency calls as a volunteer emergency fire or rescue worker during working
hours, provided that:
(1) the employee does not respond to a call when the employee's sudden absence would
endanger others; and
(2) the employee remits to the appointing authority any compensation received for
responding to the call.
(b) If such an agreement is entered into:
(1) the appointing authority shall make no deductions from the employee's wages or sick or
vacation time for time spent responding to calls; and
(2) workers' compensation liability is the responsibility of the entity for which the emergency
services are provided while the employee is responding to the call.
History: 1993 c 136 s 1

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