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Canada Labour Standards Regulations

Version of section 8 from 2021-07-01 to 2022-07-25:

  •  (1) Where hours to be worked in excess of maximum hours of work established by or under section 171 of the Act are agreed to in writing under section 172 of the Act, the work schedule shall include no fewer days of rest than the number of weeks in the work schedule.

  • (2) Where hours to be worked in excess of maximum hours of work established by or under section 171 of the Act are authorized under section 176 of the Act, the Head of Compliance and Enforcement may specify in a permit referred to in section 176 of the Act that the hours of work in a week need not be scheduled as required by section 173 of the Act during the period of the permit and, having regard to the conditions of employment in the industrial establishment and the welfare of the employees, may prescribe in the permit alternative days of rest to be observed.

  • SOR/91-461, s. 8
  • SOR/94-668, s. 4
  • SOR/2021-118, s. 2
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