Canada Labour Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. L-2)

Act current to 2016-06-06 and last amended on 2016-01-03. Previous Versions

 [Repealed, 1996, c. 11, s. 68]

Regulations

Marginal note:Regulations

 The Governor in Council may make regulations for carrying out the purposes of this Part and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations

  • (a) requiring employers to keep records of wages, vacations, holidays and overtime of employees and of other particulars relevant to the purposes of this Part or any Division thereof;

  • (b) designating any branch, section or other division of any federal work, undertaking or business as an industrial establishment for the purposes of this Part or any Division thereof;

  • (c) governing the production and inspection of records required to be kept by employers;

  • (d) for calculating and determining wages received by an employee in respect of his employment, including the monetary value of remuneration other than money and, for the purposes of any provision or provisions of this Part specified in the regulations, the regular rate of wages of employees;

  • (e) for calculating and determining the regular rate of wages, on an hourly basis, of employees who are paid on any basis of time other than hourly or who are not paid solely on a basis of time;

  • (e.1) respecting the calculation and payment of the wages and other amounts to which an employee whose wages are paid on a commission basis, on a salary plus commission basis or on any other basis other than time is entitled to pursuant to Divisions V, VIII, X and XI;

  • (f) prescribing the maximum number of hours that may elapse between the commencement and termination of the working day of any employee;

  • (g) fixing the minimum period that an employer may allow his employee for meals, and the maximum period for which an employer may require or permit an employee to work or be at his disposal without a meal period intervening;

  • (h) requiring an employer in any industrial establishment to notify employees, by the publication of such notices, in such manner as may be prescribed, of

    • (i) the provisions of this Part or any regulation or order made under this Part,

    • (ii) the particulars of hours of work, including the hours at which shifts change,

    • (iii) the particulars of rest periods and meal periods, and

    • (iv) other matters related to hours and conditions of work of employees;

  • (i) providing for the payment of any wages of an employee to the Minister or to another person in the event that the employee cannot be found or in any other case;

  • (j) providing for the establishment of consultative or advisory committees to advise the Minister on any matters arising in relation to the administration of this Part;

  • (j.1) prescribing the circumstances and conditions for the purposes of subsection 251.01(3); and

  • (k) for any other matter or purpose that under this Part is required or permitted to be prescribed by regulation.

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 264;
  • R.S., 1985, c. 9 (1st Supp.), s. 21;
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 229.

Application of Provincial Laws

Marginal note:Provincial Crown corporations

 The Governor in Council may by regulation direct that this Part applies in respect of any employment, or any class or classes of employment, on or in connection with a work or undertaking set out in the regulation that is, or is part of, a corporation that is an agent of Her Majesty in right of a province and whose activities are regulated, in whole or in part, pursuant to the Nuclear Safety and Control Act.

  • 1996, c. 12, s. 4;
  • 1997, c. 9, s. 125.
Marginal note:Exclusion from application
  •  (1) The Governor in Council may by regulation exclude, in whole or in part, from the application of any of the provisions of this Part any employment, or any class or classes of employment, on or in connection with a work or undertaking set out in the regulation whose activities are regulated, in whole or in part, pursuant to the Nuclear Safety and Control Act.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (2) On the recommendation of the Minister, the Governor in Council may make regulations relating to labour standards in relation to employment that is subject to a regulation made pursuant to subsection (1).

  • 1996, c. 12, s. 4;
  • 1997, c. 9, s. 125.
Marginal note:Application of certain provisions

 Subsections 121.2(3) to (8) apply, with such modifications as the circumstances require, in respect of a regulation made pursuant to subsection 266(2) except that the references to “subsection (2)” in subsections 121.2(3) to (6) shall be read as references to subsection 266(2).

  • 1996, c. 12, s. 4.
 
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