Public Sector Employee Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 USCS § 5102 [Title 49. Transportation; Subtitle III. General And Intermodal Programs; Chapter 51. Transportation of Hazardous Material], the term public sector employee

"(A) means an individual employed by a State, political subdivision of a State, or Indian tribe and who during the course of employment has responsibilities related to responding to an accident or incident involving the transportation of hazardous material;

(B) includes an individual employed by a State, political subdivision of a State, or Indian tribe as a firefighter or law enforcement officer; and

(C) includes an individual who volunteers to serve as a firefighter for a State, political subdivision of a State, or Indian tribe."