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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2014


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 78/14

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 78/14

Labour Standards Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Labour Standards Act
(O.C. 2014-245)

(Filed September 16, 2014)

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, September 15, 2014.

Julia Mullaley
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   S.8 R&S
Minimum wage

        2.   S.9 R&S
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 Section 8 of the Labour Standards Regulations is repealed and the following substituted: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 October 1, 2014, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $10.25 per hour.

             (2)  Effective October 1, 2015, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $10.50 per hour.

 

        2. Section 9 of the regulations is repealed and the following substituted:

Overtime wage

        9. (1) Effective October 1, 2014, for the purpose of section 25 of the Act, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than $15.38 an hour.

             (2)  Effective October 1, 2015, for the purpose of section 25 of the Act, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than $15.75 an hour.

             (3)  Section 25 of the Act does not apply to a person employed

             (a)  in the planting, cultivating and harvesting of farm produce other than the production of fruit and vegetables in greenhouse and nursery operations;

             (b)  in the raising of livestock; or

             (c)  as a live-in housekeeper or baby-sitter where there is an arrangement by which that employee is entitled to time off with pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.

Commencement

        3. These regulations come into force on October 1, 2014.