Bill 47: Are you ready for the changes?
Bill 47; changes take effect on January 1, 2019 to the employment Standards Act.
- Minimum Wage is being held to the $14 per hour until October 1 2020. (General Wage $14, Student 13.15, and Liquour Server 12.20 per hour)
- Personal Leave days: changes from the two paid personal emergency leave days to all employees are entitled to a total of eight unpaid days. You are allowed to ask for documented proof providing its reasonable including notes from doctor.
- 3 days personal illness
- 3 days family
- 2 days bereavement.
- Stat Holiday Pay: Calculation is take the last four weeks of gross pay divide it by 20. All Stats days remain the same, eight in total
- Vacation Pay: all employees with less than 5 years with your company are entitled to two weeks vacation calculated at 4% over 5 or more years is three weeks calculated @6%