As used in this chapter:

Terms Used In Idaho Code 44-1601

  • Agricultural employer: means any person engaged in any activity included within the definition of "agriculture" in subsection (3) of this section. See Idaho Code 44-1601
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Department: means the department of labor of the state of Idaho. See Idaho Code 44-1601
  • Director: means the director of the department of labor. See Idaho Code 44-1601
  • Farm labor contracting activity: means recruiting, soliciting, hiring, employing, furnishing or transporting any migrant or seasonal agricultural worker. See Idaho Code 44-1601
  • Farm labor contractor: means any person who, for any money or other valuable consideration paid or promised to be paid, performs any farm labor contracting activity. See Idaho Code 44-1601
  • Immediate family member: means the spouse, children, brother, sister, mother or father. See Idaho Code 44-1601
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means an individual, association, partnership, limited liability company, corporation or other business entity. See Idaho Code 44-1601
  • Seasonal agricultural worker: means an individual who is employed in agricultural employment of a seasonal or temporary nature and is not required to be absent overnight from his permanent place of residence. See Idaho Code 44-1601
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
(1)  "Agricultural association" means any nonprofit or cooperative association of farmers, growers or ranchers, incorporated or qualified under applicable state law.
(2)  "Agricultural employer" means any person engaged in any activity included within the definition of "agriculture" in subsection (3) of this section.
(3)  "Agriculture" includes farming in all its branches and, among other things, includes the cultivation and tillage of the soil; dairying; the production, cultivation, growing and harvesting of any agricultural, aquacultural or horticultural commodities; the raising of livestock, bees, fur-bearing animals or poultry; and any practices performed by a farmer or on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with such farming operation, including preparation for market, delivery to storage or to market or to carriers for transportation to market. This definition shall not include forestry, lumbering operations or logging contractors.
(4)  "Department" means the department of labor of the state of Idaho.
(5)  "Director" means the director of the department of labor.
(6)  "Farm labor contracting activity" means recruiting, soliciting, hiring, employing, furnishing or transporting any migrant or seasonal agricultural worker.
(7)  "Farm labor contractor" means any person who, for any money or other valuable consideration paid or promised to be paid, performs any farm labor contracting activity.
(8)  "Immediate family member" means the spouse, children, brother, sister, mother or father.
(9)  "Migrant agricultural worker" means an individual who is employed in agricultural employment of a seasonal or temporary nature, and who is required to be absent overnight from his permanent place of residence. This term does not include any immediate family member of an agricultural employer or a farm labor contractor.
(10) "Person" means an individual, association, partnership, limited liability company, corporation or other business entity.
(11) "Seasonal agricultural worker" means an individual who is employed in agricultural employment of a seasonal or temporary nature and is not required to be absent overnight from his permanent place of residence. This term does not include any immediate family member of an agricultural employer or a farm labor contractor.