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Whether a Federal Prisoner Worker is an “Employee” Within the Meaning of Certain Federal Statutes

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A federal prisoner worker is not an “employee” within the meaning of section 23 of the Toxic Substances Control Act, section 312 of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977, or section 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

Updated July 9, 2014