Reminder ... Holidays Act Q&A: employees working July 2, 2012 get stat pay
Q: Im scheduled to work July 1, and not on July 2. However, my employer says that I will not be getting paid at the -statutory holiday" rate for work on July 1. Is this right?
A: This year, July 1 falls on a Sunday. According to the federal Holidays Act, this means the legal statutory holiday is July 2. For 2012, members working July 2 will receive stat pay ... not those working July 1.
For more information on the federal Holidays Act: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/H-5/page-1.html
Contact your steward if you have other questions. You can find a list of stewards on your facilitys union bulletin board. A list of HSA chief stewards is also available online at www.hsabc.org > Contact > Find your steward, or http://www.hsabc.org/stewards.php?id=330