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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2017


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 12/17

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 12/17

Labour Standards Regulations (Amendment)
under the
Labour Standards Act
(O.C. 2017-078)

(Filed March 1, 2017)

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, February 27, 2017.

Bernard M. Coffey, Q.C.
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 Section 8 of the Labour Standards Regulations is repealed and the following substituted: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 April 1, 2017, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $10.75 per hour.

             (2)  Effective October 1, 2017, every employer shall pay to every employee a wage rate of not less than $11.00 per hour.

 

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 Subsections 9(1) and (2) of the regulations are repealed and the following substituted:

Overtime wage

        9. (1) Effective April 1, 2017, for the purpose of section 25 of the Act, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than $16.13 per hour.

             (2)  Effective October 1, 2017, for the purpose of section 25 of the Act, overtime wages shall be paid at a rate of not less than $16.50 per hour.

Commencement

        3. These regulations come into force on April 1, 2017.