2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 27 - LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER 4 - WAGES
ARTICLE 2 - MINIMUM WAGES
SECTION 27-4-201 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-4-201 (2018)

27-4-201. Definitions.

(a) As used in this act:

(i) "Wage" means compensation due to an employee by reason of his employment;

(ii) "Employ" includes to suffer or to permit to work;

(iii) "Employer" includes any individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust, or any person or group of persons acting directly or indirectly in the interest of an employer in relation to an employee;

(iv) "Employee" includes any individual employed by an employer but shall not include:

(A) Any individual employed in agriculture;

(B) Any individual employed in domestic service in or about a private home;

(C) Any individual employed in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity;

(D) Any individual employed by the United States, or by the state or any political subdivision thereof;

(E) Any individual engaged in the activities of an educational, charitable, religious, or nonprofit organization where the employer-employee relationship does not, in fact, exist or where the services rendered to such organization are on a voluntary basis;

(F) Repealed By Laws 2001, Ch. 1, § 2.

(G) Any individual employed as an outside salesman whose compensation is solely commission on sales;

(H) Any individual whose employment is driving an ambulance or other vehicle from time to time as necessity requires but who is on call at any time;

(J) Repealed By Laws 2001, Ch. 1, § 2.

(v) In this act, "shall" is used in an imperative sense and "may" is used in a permissive sense;

(vi) "Occupation" means any occupation, service, trade, business, industry, or branch or group of industries or employment or class of employment in which individuals are gainfully employed.

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