2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 27 - Labor and Employment
Chapter 4 - Wages
Article 5 - Collection of Unpaid Wages
Section 27-4-501 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 27-4-501 (2020)

27-4-501. Definitions.

(a) Whenever used in this act:

(i) "Employer" means any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, corporation, labor organization, the administrator or executor of the estate of a deceased individual, or the receiver, trustee, or successor of any of the same, employing any person;

(ii) "Employee" means any person who, under the usual common law rules applicable in determining the employer-employee relationship, has the status of an employee;

(iii) "Wages" means compensation, including fringe benefits, for labor or services rendered by an employee, whether the amount is determined on a time, task, piece, commission, or other basis, but does not include the value of vacation leave accrued at the date of termination if the written policies of the employer provide that accrued vacation is forfeited upon termination of employment and the written policies are acknowledged in writing by the employee;

(iv) "Department" means the department of workforce services;

(v) "This act" means W.S. 27-4-501 through 27-4-508.

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