Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS REGULATION - PART 7 - VARIANCES AND EXCLUSIONS
ESR Section 40 – Exclusions from payday requirements
This regulation explains which professions are excluded from the payday requirements of the Act.
40. Section 17 of the Act does not apply to any of the following:
(a) a teacher;
(b) a person employed as a noon-hour supervisor, teacher's aide or supervision aide by
(i) a board as defined in the School Act, or
(ii) an authority as defined in the Independent School Act;
(c) an instructor, counselor, librarian or administrator who is employed by
(i) an institution as defined in the College and Institute Act, or
(ii) the British Columbia Institute of Technology;
(d) a senior tutor, or tutor, employed by the Open Learning Agency;
(e) a teaching staff member as defined in the Technical University of British Columbia Act.
Employees performing work in the occupations specified in this regulation are not covered by the payday requirements established in s.17 of the Act. Accordingly, there is no requirement for these employees to be paid at least semi-monthly.
Related sections of the Act or Regulation
- s.32, Employees excluded from the Act
- s.34(d),(m),(s) & (u), Exclusions from hours of work and overtime requirements
Independent School Act
College and Institute Act
Technical University of British Columbia Act