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Happy Holiday! Are you going to be paid public holiday pay?

Public holidays in Canada, known as “statutory holidays”, “stat holidays”, or simply “stats”, are legislated at the national, provincial and territorial levels. Many of these holidays are observed nationwide, but each province and territory has its own holidays as well. … Continue reading

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Public Holiday Pay: How the Last and First Rule Works

The “last regularly scheduled day of work before the public holiday” and the “first regularly scheduled day of work after the public holiday” do not have to be the days right before and right after the holiday. For example, an … Continue reading

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Public Holiday Pay: When to Include Vacation Pay in the Calculation of Public Holiday Pay

The amount of public holiday pay to which an employee is entitled is all of the regular wages earned by the employee in the four work weeks before the work week with the public holiday plus all of the vacation … Continue reading

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Entitlements for Public Holidays

Entitlements for public holidays vary depending on such things as whether the holiday falls on a working day or a non-working day and whether the employee works on the holiday. The different entitlements are set out below.

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Public Holiday Pay: Special Rules for Certain Industries

Special rules apply to employees who work in the following types of businesses: hotels, motels and tourist resorts; restaurants and taverns; hospitals and nursing homes; continuous operations (which are operations, or parts of operations, that do not stop or close … Continue reading

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Employment rights – what can you do?

Most people fail to realize that you do not necessarily need a licensed paralegal, or a lawyer, to assist you in the event you believe your employer may not be complying with the law. There is another way to avoid … Continue reading

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IN CASE OF AN ACCIDENT IN THE WORKPLACE

Thousands of Canadians go to work everyday without even thinking about the possibility of having an accident in the workplace. Obviously, should not be any other way; otherwise, nobody could perform their duties properly.

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