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48-2302. Terms, defined.For purposes of the New Hire Reporting Act:(1) Date of hire means the day an employee begins employmentwith an employer;(2) Department means the Department of Health and Human Services;(3) Employee means an independent contractor or a personwho is compensated by or receives income from an employer or other payor,regardless of how such income is denominated;(4) Employer means any individual, partnership, limited liabilitycompany, firm, corporation, association, political subdivision, or departmentor agency of the state or federal government, labor organization, or any otherentity with an employee;(5) Income means compensation paid, payable, due, or to bedue for labor or personal services, whether denominated as wages, salary,earnings, income, commission, bonus, or otherwise;(6) Payor includes a person, partnership, limited partnership,limited liability partnership, limited liability company, corporation, orother entity doing business or authorized to do business in the State of Nebraska,including a financial institution, or a department or an agency of state,county, or city government; and(7) Rehire means the first day an employee begins employmentwith the employer following a termination of employment with such employer.Termination of employment does not include temporary separations from employment,such as an unpaid medical leave, an unpaid leave of absence, a temporary layoff,or an absence for disability or maternity. SourceLaws 1997, LB 752, § 41; Laws 2009, LB288, § 16.