2017 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 27 - LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER 5 - HOURS OF LABOR
SECTION 27-5-109 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-5-109 (2017)

27-5-109. Definitions.

(a) As used in this act:

(i) "Emergency" means any condition which, if not corrected immediately, will jeopardize:

(A) Human life; or

(B) Property.

(ii) "Employer" means any owner, lessee, agent, operator or manager of any underground mine;

(iii) "Punitive action" means to discharge, suspend or reprimand or threaten to discharge, suspend or reprimand, or diminish or threaten to diminish in any way any person's position or salary for refusing to work more than eight (8) hours in any twenty-four (24) hour period, in other than an emergency situation;

(iv) "Working day" means eight (8) hours of employment in any twenty-four (24) hour period;

(v) "This act" means W.S. 27-5-102, 27-5-108, 27-5-109 and 27-5-110.

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