However, there are a few subtle points in THE BC Employment Standards that employers need to consider, which could reduce the attractiveness of funding agreements. the order of business for each working day covered by the agreement. Overtime provisions are intended for a situation in which employees have to regularly work an abnormal day. An example would be a consistent work week with 4 shifts of 10 hours. An average overtime agreement allows employers to use this type of schedule without there being an obligation to pay overtime rates. Paragraph 1. An agreement on the average working time provided for in this division allows an employer and an employee to agree on a work schedule of up to 40 hours in a one-week schedule or an average of 40 hours in a 2- to 4-week work schedule, without weekly overtime. A daily work plan in an average agreement gives rise to daily overtime when the scheduled working time exceeds 12 hours. 4. Where the employer`s undertaking is suspended or discontinued after the end of the leave, the employer shall, subject to the provisions of the collective agreements, comply with paragraph 3 at the time of resumption of activity. You and an employee can agree to reduce the employee`s working time over one or more weeks to determine a worker`s entitlement to overtime. The week or weeks used for financing agreements must begin on a Sunday.
Such agreements must also be: another consideration is that average agreements, at least in BC, require the employer to define the weeks of salary and payment periods on a calendar basis from Sunday to Saturday. In BC, overtime must be calculated, including as part of an average agreement, on the hours worked between midnight on Sunday morning and midnight on the Saturday evening concerned. For example, when an agreement of 4 weeks average starts on Sunday, January 1, 2017 in the morning, it will end on Saturday at midnight, January 28. (h.1) a period referred to in Article 37(1) (number of weeks covered by an agreement on average working time); for the purposes of dispute settlement, the collective agreement or, where applicable, the collective agreement referred to in Article 84(1) shall apply. 3 Labour Relations Regulation containing recourse procedures. However, the existence of an agreement on the average overtime does not completely remove the obligation to pay overtime. . . .