General Minimum Wage: $13.50 per hour
• Annual adjustments every May 1
Overtime Pay: 1.5 times the employees wage rate.
Overtime Hours: Weekly – All hours worked over 40 hours in a week.
Statutory Holiday Pay: (If worked): Regular wages for hours worked plus an indemnity or regular wages plus alternate day. (If not worked): Indemnity
Sick Days: Employees who have completed 3 months of uninterrupted service may take up to 26 weeks of unpaid leave.
Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time.
Entitled to 2 weeks of vacation after each of the first 4 years of employment and must be paid at least 4% of vacationable earnings.
Entitled to 3 weeks of vacation after 5 consecutive years of employment and paid at least 6% of vacationable earnings.
Statutory Holidays: New Year’s Day, good Friday, National Patriots’s Day, National Holiday, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
*Easter Monday is for government employees only.
Average Workers’ Comp Assessable Rate 2021: $1.77 per $100
Maximum Assessable/Insurable Earnings 2021:$83,500
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