Marginal note:Pay statement
254. (1) An employer shall, at the time of making any payment of wages to an employee, furnish the employee with a statement in writing setting out
(a) the period for which the payment is made;
(b) the number of hours for which the payment is made;
(c) the rate of wages;
(d) details of the deductions made from the wages; and
(e) the actual sum being received by the employee.
(2) The Minister may, by order, exempt any employer from any or all of the requirements of subsection (1).
- R.S., c. L-1, s. 68.
Marginal note:General rule
254.1 (1) No employer shall make deductions from wages or other amounts due to an employee, except as permitted by or under this section.
Marginal note:Permitted deductions
(2) The permitted deductions are
(a) those required by a federal or provincial Act or regulations made thereunder;
(b) those authorized by a court order or a collective agreement or other document signed by a trade union on behalf of the employee;
(c) amounts authorized in writing by the employee;
(d) overpayments of wages by the employer; and
(e) other amounts prescribed by regulation.
Marginal note:Damage or loss
(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (2)(c), no employer shall, pursuant to that paragraph, make a deduction in respect of damage to property, or loss of money or property, if any person other than the employee had access to the property or money in question.
(4) The Governor in Council may make regulations prescribing:
(a) deductions that an employer is permitted to make in addition to those permitted by this section; and
(b) the manner in which the deductions permitted by this section may be made by the employer.
- 1993, c. 42, s. 40.
Combining Federal Works, Undertakings and Businesses
Marginal note:Orders of Minister combining federal works, undertakings and businesses
255. (1) Where associated or related federal works, undertakings and businesses are operated by two or more employers having common control or direction, the Minister may, after affording to the employers a reasonable opportunity to make representations, by order, declare that for all purposes of this Part the employers and the federal works, undertakings and businesses operated by them that are specified in the order are, respectively, a single employer and a single federal work, undertaking or business.
(2) Where an order is made under subsection (1), the employers to which it applies are jointly and severally liable to the employees employed in the federal works, undertakings and businesses to which the order applies for overtime pay, vacation pay, holiday pay and other wages or amounts to which the employees are entitled under this Part.
- R.S., c. 17(2nd Supp.), s. 17;
- 1977-78, c. 27, s. 25.
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