Carrier [Employee Compensation] Law and Legal Definition

According to 20 CFR 61.4 [Title 20. Employees' Benefits; Chapter I. Office Of Workers' Compensation Programs, Department Of Labor; Subchapter F. Compensation For Injury, Disability, Death, Or Enemy Detention Of Employees Of Contractors With The United States; Part 61. Claims For Compensation Under The War Hazards Compensation Act, As Amended; Subpart A General Provisions], ‘carrier’ means any payer of benefits for which reimbursement is requested under the War Hazards Compensation Act, and includes insurance carriers, self-insured employers and compensation funds.