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Mining
Standard Are You Covered? Special Rule or Exemption Details
Minimum Wage Covered
Hours of Work Covered
Daily Rest Periods Covered
Time Off Between Shifts Covered
Weekly/Bi-Weekly Rest Periods Special Rule Applies

If the employer and the employee agree in writing, the general weekly/bi-weekly rest period rule does not apply and instead the following rules apply:

1. The employee shall not work more than 28 consecutive days;

2. The employee shall be given a period of time free from work equal to the number of days of consecutive work immediately before the free period, divided by 3;

3. If the number of days of consecutive work immediately before the free period divided by 3 is not a whole number, the number shall be rounded up to the next higher whole number;

4. If the free period consists of 2 or more days, the days shall be consecutive and shall be given before the employee returns to work.

O. Reg. 159/05

Eating Periods Covered
Overtime Covered
Public Holidays Covered
Vacation With Pay Covered
Notice of Termination/Termination Pay Covered
Severance Pay Covered  

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