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Paying non-eligible employees who work on a statutory holiday; Reporting PAs for employees on unpaid leave; Source deductions on overtime lump-sum payments
By Annie Chong
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 09/01/2015

Paying non-eligible employees who work on a statutory holiday

QUESTION:

What are the rules for paying employees who are not eligible for a paid statutory holiday, but who work on the holiday? The employee would not be working any overtime hours.

ANSWER: Statutory holidays are governed by provincial and territorial labour standards laws and the Canada Labour Code for federally regulated workers. The following requirements apply to employees covered by the statutory holiday provisions of the legislation: