Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT - PART 1 - INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

ESA Section 1 – Definitions – Producer


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

"producer" means a person who engages the services of a farm labour contractor;


Policy Interpretation

A “producer” is a person who engages the services of a farm labour contractor in connection with the planting, cultivating or harvesting of an agricultural product.

Here is a list of Licensed Farm Labour Contractors (PDF, less than 1 MB).

In certain situations a “producer” may be held liable for unpaid wages as referred to in ss.13 and 30 of the Act.


Related Information

Related sections of the Act or Regulation

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