General Minimum Wage: $13.46 per hour
• Reviewed every 2 years although increase not required
Overtime Pay: 1,5 times the employees wage rate.
Overtime Hours: Daily Overtime – All hours worked over 8 hours in a day. Weekly Overtime – All hours worked over 40 hours in a week.
Statutory Holiday Pay: Stat Pay (If worked): Time and a half or regular pay plus alternate day. Stat Pay (If not worked): Average day’s pay.
Sick Days: 5 days.
Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time.
Entitled to 2 weeks of vacation after each of the first 5 years of employment and must be paid at least 4% of vacationable earnings.
Entitled to 3 weeks of vacation after 6 consecutive years of employment and paid at least 6% of vacationable earnings.
Statutory Holidays: New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, First Monday of August, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day and National Aboriginal Day.
Average Workers’ Comp Assessment Rate 2021: $2.40 per $100
Maximum Assessable/Insurable Earnings 2021: $97, 300
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