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2014 Statute


44-758.Lessor employing units and client lessees; liability for contributions on wages for services performed for client lessees; reports and records. (a) Any employer or any individual, organization, partnership, corporation or other legal entity which is a lessor employing unit, as defined by subsection (ff) of K.S.A. 44-703 and amendments thereto, shall be liable for contributions on wages paid by the lessor employing unit to individuals performing services for client lessees. For the purposes of the employment security law, no client lessee shall lease an individual proprietor, partner or corporate officer, who is a shareholder or a member of the board of directors of the corporation, from any lessor employing unit. Any client lessee shall be jointly and severally liable for any unpaid contributions, interest and penalties due under this law from any lessor employing unit attributable to wages for services performed for the client lessee by employees leased to the client lessee. The lessor employing unit shall keep separate records and submit separate quarterly contributions and wage reports for each client lessee.

(b) Any lessor employing unit which is currently engaged in the business of leasing employees to client lessees shall comply with the provisions of subsection (a) prior to October 1, 1990.

(c) The provisions of this section shall not be applicable to private employment agencies which provide temporary workers to employers on a temporary help basis, provided the private employment agencies are liable as employers for the payment of contributions on wages paid to temporary workers so employed.

(d) This section shall be construed as part of the employment security law.

History: L. 1990, ch. 186, § 1; July 1.