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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2002


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 24/02

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 24/02

Labour Standards Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Labour Standards Act
(O.C. 2002-124)

(Filed March 25, 2002)

Under the authority of sections 26 and 27 of the Labour Standards Act, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, March 20, 2002.

Deborah E. Fry
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.8 R&S
Minimum wage

        2.   S.9 Amdt.
Overtime wage

        3.   Commencement


CNLR 781/96
as amended

        1. Section 8 of the Labour Standards Regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Minimum wage

        8. (1) Effective May 1, 2002, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $5.75 an hour.

             (2)  Effective November 1, 2002, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $6.00 an hour.

 

        2. Subsections 9(1) to (1.2) of the regulations are repealed and the following substituted:

Overtime wage

        9. (1) For the purpose of section 25 of the Act, effective April 1, 2003 overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than one and one half times an employee’s regular rate of pay.

Commencement

        3. (1) Section 1 shall come into force on May 1, 2002.

             (2)  Section 2 shall come into force on April 1, 2003.