Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT - PART 1 - INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
ESA Section 1 – Definitions – Producer
This section contains definitions for terms used throughout the Employment Standards Act and its Regulation.
"producer" means a person who engages the services of a farm labour contractor;
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 sections of the Act or Regulation