Lawscape: Paying JHSC Members

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EMPLOYERS MUST PAY JHSC MEMBERS:

RELEVANT SEC. OF THE OHS LAW

FED

For all JHSC functions, including meetings, preparation and travel, at the member’s regular or premium rate depending on the collective agreement or, if there’s no agreement, the employer’s policy.

Canada Labour Code, Secs. 135.1(10) and (11)

AB

OHS laws don’t address payment of JHSC members.

BC

For time to attend and prepare for meetings and perform other JHSC functions.

Workers’ Compensation Act, Sec. 134(2)

MB

For all time spent carrying out JHSC functions at regular or premium rate.

Workplace Safety & Health Act, Sec. 40(11).

NB

For time spent in JHSC meetings and attending required JHSC educational programs at their rate.

OHS Act, Sec. 14.1(6)

NL

Salary and other benefits while they’re engaged in a JHSC meeting.

OHS Act, Sec. 40

NT/

NU

For time spent performing any JHSC function at their regular rate.

Safety Act, Sec. 7(6)

NS

For time performing JHSC functions and attending training at their applicable rate.

OHS Act, Sec. 30(6)

ON

For time preparing for and attending meetings and performing other JHSC functions at their regular or premium rate as may be proper.

OHS Act, Sec. 9(35)

PE

For time attending meetings, taking required training and performing JHSC functions at their usual salary and benefits for such time, without change.

OHS Act, Sec. 25(11)

QC

For participating in JHSC meetings and other work, including training.

An Act Respecting Occupational Health & Safety, Secs. 76 and 91

SK

Salary and other benefits for conducting meetings and performing other JHSC functions.

OHS Regs., Secs. 48(1)(b) and 48(2)

YT

For time JHSC members spend in meetings and performing other JHSC functions.

OHS Act, Sec. 12(14)