Hours can be used for cycles of 1, 2, 3 or 4 weeks. The number of hours can vary each day or week during the average cycle. However, the average weekly working time covered by the agreement must not exceed 40 hours. However, overtime provisions are not adapted to work plans that are inconsistent or that indicate random early hours. Simply put, the overtime rate does not eliminate overtime pay and does not protect employers who sporadically request an employee to work a longer day or a longer week. However, the existence of an average overtime agreement does not completely eliminate the obligation to pay at the overtime rate. Employers have to pay… 3. A work program in an agreement provided for by this section may not provide for the worker to work more than: 4. The employer in this section, who requests or authorizes a worker more than 12 hours per day at any time during the period covered by the agreement, must pay the worker double the worker`s normal wage for more than 12 hours.
5. An employer in this section who directly or indirectly requests or authorizes a worker to work more than 40 hours per week within the contract period must pay the worker 1 1/2 times the worker`s normal wage for a period of more than 40 hours. 6. An employer who, in accordance with this section, requires or authorizes, directly or indirectly, that a worker work more than the hours provided for one day during the term of the contract must pay the worker one and a half hours for all hours of work exceeding the average of 40 hours per week for the period covered by the agreement. For example, an employee scheduled for a 4-hour shift may be subject to an investment agreement using a 2-week average cycle. During the 2-week average cycle, the employee may work an additional 10 hours per week, for a total of 100 hours per cycle. The employer would sometimes have to pay this worker for 20 hours above the 40-hour average during the average cycle. 2. Where a collective agreement contains provisions that correspond to a subject mentioned in column 1 of the table below and if those provisions, when considered together, meet the requirements of the party or section of this Act, which are opposed to column 2 of the table, these provisions of the collective agreement replace the requirements of this party or section of the Workers` Act under the collective agreement: vi.
The expiry date may be valid for any period of time, but the expiry date must be indicated in the agreement. One of the few provisions of the B.C Employment Standards Act that employers consider to be in their favour is the average overtime (section 37). For the most part, the overtime rate allows employers to plan work in atypical shifts without having to pay them for overtime (half-year or double time and rates). 37 (2) b): The order of daily work in an investment agreement should not provide for more than 40 hours on a one-week schedule or an average of 40 hours on a 2 to 4 week schedule, as stated in the letter P.37 (3). 37 (2) c): The worker must receive a copy of the agreement before the work plan begins during the programming period. (13) An employer must maintain a funding agreement under this section for a period of four years after the following years: this fact sheet sets out the rights of workers in BC. Including minimum wage, tips, daily minimum wage, meal breaks, pay and wage records, overtime, average agreements, uniforms and special clothing, etc.