(1) Pursuant to OCGA Section
paragraph (c), an individual shall be considered as "participating in
professional sports or athletic events or to be in training or preparing to so
participate" if such individual is a professional athlete, coach, manager or
trainer who is employed by the professional team or as a referee or umpire
employed by a professional league or association or other individual in similar
situations who performs services in professional sports.
(2) For purposes of this paragraph and OCGA
"substantially all" means 90% or more of the wages shown in the base period of
an individual worker's claim for unemployment insurance benefits.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 300-2-9-.09
Rule entitled "Services in Professional Sports" adopted. F.
Jun. 25, 1998; eff.
July 15, 1998.
Amended: F. Jan. 24,
2020; eff. Jan. 19, 2020, as specified by the