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Road Building
Standard Are You Covered? Special Rule or Exemption Details
Minimum Wage Covered
Hours of Work Exempt These employees are not covered by the daily and weekly limits on hours of work. O. Reg. 285/01, s. 4(1)(d)
Daily Rest Periods Exempt These employees are not covered by the daily rest period rule. O. Reg. 285/01, s. 4(1)(d)
Time Off Between Shifts Exempt These employees are not covered by the time off between shifts rule. O. Reg. 285/01, s. 4(1)(d)
Weekly/Bi-Weekly Rest Periods Exempt These employees are not covered by the weekly/biweekly rest period rules. O. Reg. 285/01, s. 4(1)(d)
Eating Periods Covered
Overtime Special Rule Applies The general overtime rule does not apply to these employees.

If they are engaged at the site of road maintenance in relation to streets, highways or parking lots, they are entitled to overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 55 in a work week.

If they are engaged at the site of road maintenance in relation to structures, such as bridges or tunnels, they are entitled to overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 50 in a week.

In either case, limited averaging of hours over two successive work weeks is permitted without the approval of the Director of Employment Standards.

O. Reg. 285/01, s. 13
Public Holidays Special Rule Applies These employees are not entitled to public holidays or public holiday pay if they receive 7.7% or more of their hourly wages for vacation or holiday pay. O. Reg. 285/01, s. 9 (2)
Vacation With Pay Covered
Notice of Termination/Termination Pay Exempt These employees are not entitled to notice of termination or termination pay. O. Reg. 288/01, s. 2(1) par. 9
Severance Pay Exempt These employees are not entitled to severance pay. O. Reg. 288/01, s. 9(1) par. 7

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