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(1) An agreement by an employee to waive any rights under this chapter is not valid.
(2)(a) A person who possesses and is working under a current independent contractor exemption certificate issued by the department waives all rights and benefits of the Workers' Compensation Act unless the person elects coverage pursuant to 39-71-401(3)(b).
(b) A waiver by reason of an independent contractor exemption certificate is an exception to the general prohibition of waiving the advantage of a statute enacted for a public reason as provided for in 1-3-204.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 39. Labor § 39-71-409. Waivers by employee invalid - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-39-labor/mt-code-ann-sect-39-71-409/
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