MINIMUM WAGE LAW
44-1508. Enforcement. (1) When the director of the department of labor has reason to believe that an employer is engaged in an act or practice which violates or will violate a provision of chapter 15, title 44, Idaho Code, he may bring an action in a court of competent jurisdiction to enjoin the act or practice, and to enforce compliance with the provisions of chapter 15, title 44, Idaho Code. Upon a proper showing, a permanent or temporary injunction or restraining order shall be granted without bond.
(2) A claim for unpaid minimum wages as set forth in section 44-1502, Idaho Code, may be treated as a claim for wages due and owing under chapter 6, title 45, Idaho Code. Such claim shall not be subject to the limitation contained in section 45-617(1), Idaho Code. Any action for such wages must be commenced in a court of competent jurisdiction within two (2) years after the cause of action shall have accrued.
[44-1508, added 1976, ch. 38, sec. 3, p. 81; am. 1996, ch. 421, sec. 20, p. 1420; am. 1999, ch. 51, sec. 1, p. 116.]
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