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Newfoundland Regulation 1999


NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 44/99

NEWFOUNDLAND REGULATION 44/99

Labour Standards Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Labour Standards Act
(O.C. 99‑217)

(Filed May 20, 1999)

Under the authority of sections 26 and 28 of the Labour Standards Act, the Lieutenant‑Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John's, May 7, 1999.

John R. Cummings, Q.C.
Deputy Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.8 Amdt.
Minimum wage

        2.   S.9 Amdt.
Overtime wage


CNR 781/96
as amended

        1. Section 8 of the Labour Standards Regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (2) the following:

             (3)  Notwithstanding subsection (1) or (2), effective October 1, 1999, every employer shall pay to every employee, 16 years of age and over, a wage rate of not less than $5.50 per hour.

        2. Section 9 of the regulations is amended by adding immediately after subsection (1.1) the following:

          (1.2)  Notwithstanding subsection (1) or (1.1), effective October 1, 1999, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than $8.25 per hour.