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Canada Labour Code

Version of section 197 from 2019-09-01 to 2023-01-11:


Marginal note:Additional pay for holiday work

  •  (1) An employee who is required to work on a day on which they are entitled to holiday pay shall be paid, in addition to the holiday pay for that day, wages at a rate equal to at least one and one-half times their regular rate of wages for the time that they work on that day.

  • Marginal note:Employment in continuous operation

    (2) An employee employed in a continuous operation who is required to work on a day on which they are entitled to holiday pay shall

    • (a) be paid in accordance with subsection (1);

    • (b) be given a holiday with pay at some other time, either by adding it to their annual vacation or by granting it at a time convenient to both the employee and the employer; or

    • (c) be paid holiday pay for the first day on which they do not work after that day, if a collective agreement that is binding on the employer and the employee so provides.

  • (3) [Repealed, 2018, c. 27, s. 459]

  • R.S., 1985, c. L-2, s. 197
  • 1993, c. 42, s. 22(F)
  • 2001, c. 34, s. 18(F)
  • 2012, c. 31, s. 221
  • 2018, c. 27, s. 459
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