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Industries and Jobs with Exemptions or Special Rules

  • Content last reviewed: October 2011
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Special Rules or Exemptions
Paramedics and Emergency Medical Attendants
Standard Are You Covered? Special Rule or Exemption Details
Minimum Wage Covered
Hours of Work Covered
Daily Rest Periods Special Rule Applies If the employer and union agree in writing, the general daily rest period rule does not apply and employees are instead entitled to 8 consecutive hours free from work in each day. O. Reg. 491/06
Time Off Between Shifts Covered
Weekly/Bi-Weekly Rest Periods Covered
Eating Periods Special Rule Applies If the employer and union make an agreement in writing about eating periods, the general eating period rule does not apply and instead the agreement determines employees’ rights to an eating period. O. Reg. 491/06
Overtime Exempt These employees are not entitled to overtime pay. O. Reg. 285/01 s.8
Public Holidays Covered
Vacation With Pay Covered
Notice of Termination/Termination Pay Covered
Severance Pay Covered  

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