1 1. Saskatchewan Employment c The Saskatchewan Employment Act being Chapter * of the Statutes of Saskatchewan , 2013 (effective April 29, 2014) as amended by the Statutes of Saskatchewan , 2014, and ; 2015, ; 2016, c 17; and 2017, and *NOTE: Pursuant to subsection 33(1) of The Interpretation Act, 1995, the Consequential Amendment sections, schedules and/or tables within this Act have been removed. Upon coming into force, the consequential amendments contained in those sections became part of the enactment(s) that they amend, and have thereby been incorporated into the corresponding Acts. Please refer to the Separate Chapter to obtain consequential amendment details and specifics. NOTE: This consolidation is not official. Amendments have been incorporated for convenience of reference and the original statutes and regulations should be consulted for all purposes of interpretation and application of the law. In order to preserve the integrity of the original statutes and regulations, errors that may have appeared are reproduced in this consolidation.
2 1. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS. c Saskatchewan Employment . PART I 2-28 When public holiday occurs Preliminary Matters during a vacation 1-1 Short title 2-29 Payment of vacation pay on ending 1-2 Interpretation of Employment 1-3 Crown bound Subdivision 7. 1-4 Responsibilities of minister re Act Public Holidays PART II 2-30 Public holidays Employment Standards 2-31 Substituting another day for a public holiday DIVISION 1 2-32 Public holiday pay Preliminary Matters for Part 2-1 Interpretation of Part Subdivision 8. Payment of Wages 2-2 Meaning of permit to work 2-33 Paydays 2-3 Application of Part 2-34 Wages to be paid notwithstanding dispute 2-4 Responsibilities of minister re Part 2-35 How wages are paid DIVISION 2 2-36 Deductions and special clothing Conditions of Employment 2-37 Statement of earnings required Subdivision 1. Subdivision 9. General Additional Obligations of Employer 2-5 No charge for hiring or providing 2-38 Employer to keep record of wages, information hours worked, etc.
3 2-6 Agreements not to deprive employees 2-39 Provision of benefits of benefits of Part 2-40 Protection of employees for illness 2-7 More favourable conditions prevail or injury 2-8 Prohibition on discriminatory action 2-41 Employer must reassign employee or 2-9 Action to recover wages preserved modify employee's duties 2-10 Employment deemed continuous 2-42 Employer not to take Subdivision 2 discriminatory action Hours of Work Subdivision 10. 2-11 Work schedules General Rules re Employment Leave 2-12 Overtime hours not to be required 2-43 Entitlement to apply for 2-13 Required period of rest Employment leave 2-14 Meal breaks 2-44 Employer to grant Employment leave 2-45 Human rights not affected Subdivision 3. Obligation to Pay Wages 2-46 Notice re Employment leave 2-15 Total wages 2-47 Medical evidence 2-16 Minimum wage 2-48 Length of service, rights of recall, benefits and reinstatement 2-17 Overtime pay 2-18 Overtime pay after eight hours Subdivision 11. and 40 hours Employment Leave 2-19 Modified work arrangement 2-49 Maternity leave 2-20 Authorization re overtime 2-50 Adoption leave 2-51 Parental leave Subdivision 4.
4 Discrimination in Pay Prohibited 2-52 Organ donation leave 2-21 No discrimination in pay 2-53 Reserve force service leave 2-54 Nomination, candidate and public Subdivision 5 office leave Special Rules for Certain Firefighters 2-55 Bereavement and compassionate 2-22 Regulations re hours and conditions of care leave work for firefighters 2-56 Compassionate care leave Subdivision 6 Interpersonal violence leave Annual Vacation 2-57 Critically ill child care leave 2-23 Interpretation for Subdivision 2-58 Crime-related child death 2-24 Annual vacation periods and or disappearance leave common date 2-59 Citizenship ceremony leave 2-25 Manner of taking vacation Subdivision 12. 2-26 Notice of vacation period Layoff and Termination 2-27 Vacation pay 2-60 Notice required 2-61 Payments in case of layoffs or terminations 2. 3. Saskatchewan Employment c 2-62 Notice of group termination 2-94 The Pension Benefits Act, 1992 to prevail 2-63 Employee notice re termination Subdivision 2.
5 DIVISION 3 Offences and Penalties Priority of Wages 2-95 Offences 2-64 Interpretation of Division 2-96 Order to pay wages or deliver records 2-65 Wages accruing or due to be held in trust and information 2-66 Security interest on wages accruing 2-97 Additional powers of convicting court or due 2-98 Limitation on prosecutions 2-67 Employees wages paid if assets of DIVISION 7. employer are insufficient Regulations 2-68 Corporate directors liable for wages 2-99 Regulations for Part 2-69 Responsibility of certain employers and contractors re wages of subcontractor's DIVISION 8. employees Transitional 2-100 Transitional DIVISION 4. Demand on Third Party and PART III. Moneys Owing to Crown Occupational Health and Safety 2-70 Demand DIVISION 1. 2-71 Demand re moneys owing by the Crown Preliminary Matters for Part and public agencies 3-1 Interpretation of Part 2-72 How moneys received by the director 3-2 Responsibilities of minister re Part are to be handled 2-73 Dispute of liability of person who DIVISION 2.
6 Received demand Administration 3-3 Appointment of director of occupational DIVISION 5. health and safety Wage Assessments, Appeals, Certificates, Collections 3-4 Appointment of chief occupational medical officer 2-74 Wage assessments 3-5 Appointment of chief mines inspector 2-75 Commencement of appeal to adjudicator 3-6 Appointment of occupational health 2-76 Hearings for certain claims officers 2-77 Director's certificate 3-7 Written credentials for occupational 2-78 Filing certificate in Court of health officers Queen's Bench DIVISION 3. 2-79 Enforcement of judgment Duties DIVISION 6 3-8 General duties of employer General 3-9 General duties of supervisors Subdivision 1 3-10 General duties of workers Administration 3-11 General duties of self employed persons 2-80 Director of Employment standards 3-12 General duties of contractors 2-81 Appointment of Employment 3-13 General duties of prime contractors standards officers at certain multi employer worksites 2-82 Written credentials for 3-14 General duties of owners Employment standards officers 3-15 General duties of suppliers 2-83 Inspection 3-16 Duty to provide information 2-84 Investigations 3-17 Exemption 2-85 Fee re wage assessments 3-18 Provision of information to medical 2-86 Compliance audits and audit fees personnel 2-87 Director has standing as representative 3-19 Duty to provide occupational health of employees and safety service 2-88 Negotiation and settlement by director 3-20 Duty to provide occupational health of Employment
7 Standards and safety programs 2-89 Time limits for claims to director 3-21 Duty re policy statement on violence of Employment standards and prevention plan 2-90 Director of Employment standards to DIVISION 4. keep records of moneys paid Occupational Health Committees and pursuant to this Part Occupational Health and Safety 2-91 Posting of documents Representatives 2-92 Enforcement of extraprovincial 3-22 Establishment of committees judgments 3-23 Director may order additional or new 2-93 Application to set aside filed orders occupational health committees and judgment 3-24 Designation of representatives 3. 4. c Saskatchewan Employment . 3-25 Duty to post names DIVISION 9. 3-26 General concern of committees Medical Examinations and Treatment and representatives 3-59 Medical examination 3-27 Duties of committees 3-60 Confidentiality 3-28 Duties of representatives 3-61 Power to require alternative work 3-29 Reference of matters to occupational 3-62 Reports to be provided by physician, health officer hospital, etc.
8 3-30 Provision of reports by occupational DIVISION 10. health officer Inspections, Inquiries and Investigations DIVISION 5 3-63 Inspections Right to Refuse Dangerous Work;. 3-64 Obtaining information Discriminatory Action 3-65 Report re condition of plant 3-31 Right to refuse dangerous work 3-66 Requirement to perform tests 3-32 Investigation by occupational or examinations health officer 3-67 Inquiry 3-33 Decision of occupational health officer 3-68 Investigations 3-34 Other workers not to be assigned 3-35 Discriminatory action prohibited DIVISION 11. Councils, Workers' Compensation 3-36 Referral to occupational health officer Board and Director's Decisions 3-37 Order to reinstate worker wrongfully 3-69 Occupational Health and Safety Council discriminated against 3-70 Duties of Occupational Health and DIVISION 6 Safety Council Compliance Undertakings and 3-71 Farm Health and Safety Council Notices of Contravention 3-72 Duties of Farm Health and Safety Council 3-38 Compliance undertakings and notices 3-73 Certain matters re councils and of contravention administration of this Part 3-39 Directions to remedy contravention 3-74 Costs of administration of this Part 3-40 Contravention involving risk to health 3-75 Forwarding information to Workers'.
9 Or safety Compensation Board 3-41 Contravention involving serious risk 3-76 Director's decisions to be posted to health or safety 3-77 Promptness of decisions 3-42 Copy of compliance undertaking or notice of contravention DIVISION 12. 3-43 Progress report Offences and Penalties 3-44 Reassignment to alternative work 3-78 Offences 3-45 Withdrawals of certain requirements 3-79 Penalties 3-46 Notices of contravention that do not 3-80 Onus on accused re duty or requirement take immediate effect 3-81 Onus on accused re training of workers DIVISION 7 3-82 Limitation on prosecution Workplace Hazardous Materials DIVISION 13. Information System Regulations and Codes of Practice 3-47 Interpretation of Division 3-83 Regulations for Part 3-48 Employer's duties re substances 3-84 Codes of practice and hazardous products 3-85 Exemptions 3-49 Information re hazardous product 3-50 Exemption from disclosure DIVISION 14. Transitional 3-51 Information confidential 3-86 Transitional DIVISION 8.
10 Appeals PART IV. Appeals and Hearings re Parts II and III. 3-52 Interpretation of Division 4-1 Adjudicators 3-53 Appeal of occupational health officer decision 4-2 Adjudicator duties 3-54 Appeals re harassment or discriminatory 4-3 Selection of adjudicator action 4-4 Procedures on appeals 3-55 Providing appeal material to adjudicator 4-5 Powers of adjudicator 3-56 Appeal of director's decision to adjudicator 4-6 Decision of adjudicator 3-57 Decisions not stayed by appeals 4-7 Written decisions 3-58 Discriminatory action during appeal 4-8 Right to appeal adjudicator's decision to board 4. 5. Saskatchewan Employment c 4-9 Appeal to Court of Appeal PART VI. 4-10 Right of director to appeal Labour Relations 4-11 Power to enforce orders and decisions DIVISION 1. 4-12 Regulations for Part Preliminary Matters for Part PART V 6-1 Interpretation of Part Radiation Health and Safety 6-2 Responsibility and powers of minister re Part DIVISION 1. Preliminary Matters for Part 6-3 Capacity of unions 5-1 Interpretation of Part DIVISION 2.