2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50 - Employment Law
Article 4 - Labor Conditions; Payment of Wages
Section 50-4-1 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 50-4-1 (2017)

50-4-1. Definitions.

A. Whenever used in this act [50-4-1 to 50-4-12 NMSA 1978], "employer" includes every person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, receiver or other officer of the court of this state, and any agent or officer of any of the above mentioned classes, employing any person in this state, except employers of domestic labor in private homes and employers of livestock and agricultural labor.

B. "Wages" shall mean all amounts at which the labor or service rendered is recompensed, whether the amount is fixed or ascertained on a time, task, piece, commission basis or other method of calculating such amount.

History: Laws 1937, ch. 109, 1; 1941 Comp., 57-301; 1953 Comp., 59-3-1.

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