General Minimum Wage: $13.00 per hour
• Annual CPI adjustments every April 1
Overtime Pay: 1.5 times the employees wage rate.
Overtime Hours: Weekly Overtime – All hours worked over 48 hours in a week.
Statutory Holiday Pay: (If worked): Time and a half plus regular pay or regular pay plus alternate day. (If not worked): Regular day’s pay.
Sick Days: 1 day paid sick leave after 5 continuous years of employment or 3 days unpaid after 6 months of employment.
Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time.
Entitled to 2 weeks of vacation after each of the first 7 years of employment and must be paid at least 4% of vacationable earnings.
Entitled to 3 weeks of vacation after 8 consecutive years of employment and paid at least 6% of vacationable earnings.
*Easter Monday is for government employees only.
Upcoming Statutory Holidays:
Average Workers’ Comp Assessment Rate 2021: $1.57 per $100
Maximum Assessable/Insurable Earnings 2021: $55,300
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