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1.1.E.95 Essential worker


A person is an essential worker if the person has specific skills, or is involved in the production of goods or the delivery of services, where the skills, goods or services are essential in responding to an emergency.

Act reference: PPL Rules section 20 State, Territory or national emergency

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