45 U.S.C. § 51 - Liability of common carriers by railroad, in interstate or foreign commerce, for injuries to employees from negligence; employee defined

Cite as:45 U.S.C. § 51
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-182 (10/21/2020)

Every common carrier by railroad while engaging in commerce between any o...

Any employee of a carrier, any part of whose duties as such employee shall be the furtherance of interstate or foreign commerce; or shall, in any way directly or closely and substantially, affect such commerce as above set forth shall, for the purposes of this chapter, be considered as being employed by such carrier in such commerce and shall be considered as entitled to the benefits of this chapter.

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