Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT - PART 1 - INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

ESA Section 1 – Definitions – Farm Labour Contractor


Contents:

Summary
Text of Legislation
Policy Interpretation
Related Information


Summary

This section contains definitions for terms used throughout the Employment Standards Act and its Regulation.


Text of Legislation

"farm labour contractor" means an employer whose employees work, for or under the control or direction of another person, in connection with the planting, cultivating or harvesting of an agricultural product;


Policy Interpretation

A farm labour contractor must be licensed under s.13 of the Act. A person who engages the services of a farm labour contractor in connection with the planting, cultivating or harvesting of an agricultural product is defined as a “producer” in this section.


Related Information

Related sections of the Act or Regulation

ESA

ESR

Other references

See Information for Agriculture Workers and Employers