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Industries and Jobs with Exemptions or Special Rules

  • Content last reviewed: October 2011
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Local Cartage Drivers and Driver's Helpers

This applies to persons employed as drivers of vehicles in a business that carries goods for hire within a municipality (or not more than 5 kilometres beyond a municipality’s borders) and persons employed as driver’s helpers on such vehicles.

Highway Transport Truck Drivers ("For Hire" Businesses)

This applies to employees employed to drive trucks used in most "for hire" trucking businesses, other than local cartage businesses.

Note: In addition to local cartage businesses, there are a few other for hire trucking businesses that this does not apply to; for details, see s. 18 of O.Reg. 285/01

Public Transit Employees

This applies to employees who operate public transit vehicles or who work as collectors in public transit systems.

Taxi Cab Drivers This applies to persons employed as taxi cab drivers.

Note: A taxi cab is defined as a vehicle that is used to carry persons for hire and that can accomodate no more than nine persons (in addition to the driver).

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