More importantly, Bill 66 removed the requirement for employers to obtain authorization from the Director of Employment Standards before entering into overtime averages and overtime agreements. It is cheaper than paying standard overtime rates. If so, an average agreement reduces the cost of overtime by confirming that an employee has confirmed that he or she has read, understood and agreed to overtime paid or in the bank by reporting overtime for a period during which overtime is not calculated on hours normally subject to overtime rules. Companies that work outside a standard work week benefit from a financing agreement. A funding agreement avoids costly overtime costs, while employees have greater flexibility and a better work-life balance. The requirement for greater flexibility may be triggered by changes in a worker`s personal circumstances, which require more work time in a day, which, as part of a “normal” employment contract, may trigger the payment of overtime pay. If certain conditions are met, hours of work for the calculation of the entitlement to overtime can be calculated over a period of two weeks or more to a maximum of four weeks (meaning that overtime pay must only be paid if the average weekly duration of work is greater than 44 during the average period). Employers who wish to respect an average worker`s working time to determine overtime pay must obtain a written funding agreement from the employee or union if the worker is represented by a union. Without a funding agreement, you would have an additional 22 hours.
If the employee works 40 hours per week 1 from the median period and 54 hours to week 2, the employee`s overtime can be calculated as follows: The average overtime agreements concluded with the Director`s agreement before April 3, 2019 remain valid and in effect until the expiry of the authorization. In most work orders, the hours you work more than 44 hours a week are overtime. The examples below show the difference between the number of overtime hours you receive with or without a funding agreement if: Similarly, employees can now (in writing) agree to work more than 48 hours per week, and the Director`s agreement is no longer necessary for these agreements to be valid. Most other requirements for average overtime agreements are maintained. For example, agreements must have an expiration date of no more than two years after the start date for non-unionized workers and no later than the day a subsequent collective agreement for unionized workers comes into force. In addition, workers cannot revoke an existing contract until it expires without the employer`s consent. Find the difference in how much overtime you would get if you signed or didn`t sign a funding agreement. You can use the Ministry of Labour`s average and break in the location calculator to see how much overtime you will receive for 2, 3 or 4 weeks if you have a funding agreement. Other ESA overtime provisions, such as the . B, the requirements for daily and weekly leave remain in effect.
Employees can still revoke overtime contracts with a two-week delay. This means that the unions that currently represent the workers of these organizations employed in the construction industry will lose the right of representation to these workers. All collective agreements that exist for these workers no longer apply, as long as they apply to the construction industry. A worker and an employer may agree in writing that the worker receives paid free time instead of overtime pay. This is sometimes called “banked” or “pause time”