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Canada Labour Standards Regulations

Version of section 13 from 2019-09-01 to 2024-06-19:

  •  (1) Where an employer has determined a year of employment under paragraph (b) of the definition year of employment in section 183 of the Act, the employer shall, within ten months after the commencement date or after each subsequent anniversary date, as the case may be, of the determined year of employment, grant a vacation with vacation pay to each employee who has completed less than 12 months of continuous employment at that date.

  • (2) The vacation granted to an employee pursuant to subsection (1) shall be the number of weeks of the employee’s vacation entitlement under section 184 of the Act divided by 12 and multiplied by the number of completed months of employment from and including

    • (a) the date employment began, for an employee who became an employee after the commencement date of the year of employment referred to in subsection (1); or

    • (b) the commencement date of the year of employment previously in effect, for all other employees.

  • (3) Where an employee is entitled to an annual vacation and there is no agreement between the employer and employee concerning when the vacation may be taken, the employer shall give the employee at least two weeks notice of the commencement of the employee’s annual vacation.

  • (4) An employer shall pay to an employee who is entitled to it the vacation pay referred to in subparagraph 185(b)(i) of the Act or the amount referred to in subparagraph 185(b)(ii) of the Act, as the case may be,

    • (a) on a day that is within 14 days before the day on which a vacation period begins; or

    • (b) on the regular pay day during or immediately following a vacation period if it is not practicable to comply with paragraph (a) or if it is an established practice in the industrial establishment in which the employee is employed to pay vacation pay or a proportion of that vacation pay on the regular pay day during or immediately following a vacation period.

  • SOR/94-668, s. 5
  • SOR/2002-113, s. 4(E)
  • SOR/2014-305, s. 1(F)
  • SOR/2019-168, s. 6

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