Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS REGULATION - PART 7 - VARIANCES AND EXCLUSIONS

ESR Section 37 – Fishers


Contents:

Summary
Text of Legislation
Policy Interpretation
Related Information


Summary

This section excludes fishers from the minimum wage, hours of work and overtime except for protection from excessive hours of work, statutory holidays, annual vacation and termination of employment provisions of the Act. 


Text of Legislation

37. The following provisions of the Act do not apply to fishers:

(a) section 16 (minimum wages);

(b) Part 4, other than section 39;

(c) Parts 5, 7 and 8.


Policy Interpretation

Fishers 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. They are also excluded from the minimum wage, statutory holidays, annual vacation and termination of employment provisions of the Act.


Related Information

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