Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS REGULATION - PART 7 - VARIANCES AND EXCLUSIONS

ESR Section 34.1 – Hours of work and overtime for farm workers


Contents:

Summary
Text of Legislation
Policy Interpretation
Related Information


Summary

This section excludes farm workers from certain provisions of the Employment Standards Act


Text of Legislation

34.1. Part 4, except sections 39, and Part 5 of the Act do not apply to farm workers.


Policy Interpretation

A “farm worker” as defined in s.1 of this Regulation, is excluded from Part 4 of the, Hours of Work and Overtime, except for s.39. No excessive hours. A farm worker is also excluded from Part 5 of the Act, Statutory Holidays.

There are a number of special provisions in the Employment Standards Act and Regulation affecting farm workers.

See also related sections as shown below.


Related Information

Related sections of the Act or Regulation

ESA

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