Whenever used in this chapter:
(1) "Claimant" means an employee who filed a wage claim with the department in accordance with this chapter and as the director may prescribe.
Terms Used In Idaho Code 45-601
- 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.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
- labor: as used in this title shall include the cost of worker’s compensation and occupational disease compensation security required by the provisions of sections 72-301 through 72-304, Idaho Code, and amendments thereto, payment for which security has not been made. See Idaho Code 45-517
- 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: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
Idaho Code 73-114
Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
(2) "Department" means the department of labor.
(3) "Director" means the director of the department of labor.
(4) "Employee" means any person suffered or permitted to work by an employer.
(5) "Employer" means any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, corporation, 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.
(6) "Wage claim" means an employee’s claim against an employer for compensation for the employee’s own personal services, and includes any wages, penalties, or damages provided by law to employees with a claim for unpaid wages.
(7) "Wages" means compensation for labor or services rendered by an employee, whether the amount is determined on a time, task, piece or commission basis.