Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS REGULATION - PART 7 - VARIANCES AND EXCLUSIONS

ESR Section 35.1 – Election Workers 


Contents:

Summary
Text of Legislation
Policy Interpretation
Related Information


Summary

This section excludes election workers from the hours of work and overtime provisions of the Act, except for protection from excessive hours of work.


Text of Legislation

35.1  Part 4 of the Act, except section 39, does not apply to persons appointed or retained under section 19(1), 23 or 88(3) or (4) of the Election Act.


Policy Interpretation

Voting officers and their assistants who work at advance polls and at voting stations on election day, and voter registration officials (enumerators) who work on a temporary basis before an election are excluded from the hours of work and overtime provisions of the Act, with the exception of s. 39, which provides protection against working excessive hours detrimental to the employee’s health or safety.


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