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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2008


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 73/08

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 73/08

Labour Standards Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Labour Standards Act
(O.C. 2008-320)

(Filed December 9, 2008)

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, December 3, 2008.

Gary Norris
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 Section 8 of the Labour Standards Regulations is repealed and the following substituted: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 January 1, 2009, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $8.50 per hour.

             (2)  Effective July 1, 2009, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $9.00 per hour.

             (3)  Effective January 1, 2010, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $9.50 an hour.

             (4)  Effective July 1, 2010, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $10.00 an hour.

 

        2. (1) Subsections 9(4.1) and (4.2) of the regulations are repealed and the following substituted:

          (4.1)  Effective January 1, 2009 for the purpose of section 25 of the Act, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than $12.75 an hour.

          (4.2)  Effective July 1, 2009, for the purpose section 25 of the Act, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than $13.50 an hour.

          (4.3)  Effective January 1, 2010, for the purpose of section 25 of the Act, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than $14.25 an hour.

          (4.4)  Effective July 1, 2010, for the purpose of section 25 of the Act, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not les than $15.00 an hour.

             (2)  Subsection 9(5) of the regulations is amended by deleting the phrase "Notwithstanding subsections (4.1) and (4.2)" and substituting the phrase "Notwithstanding subsections (4.1) to (4.4)".

Commencement

        3. These regulations shall come into force on January 1, 2009.