3.01. The standard workweek is 40 hours.
An employer may schedule the working hours of his employees on a basis other than a weekly basis, where he meets the following conditions:
(1) the purpose of the schedule is not to avoid the payment of overtime hours;
(2) he has obtained the agreement of the employee concerned;
(3) the schedule grants the employee another type of benefit to compensate for the loss of payment of overtime hours;
(4) the average number of hours worked is equivalent to the number of hours of the standard workweek;
(5) working hours are scheduled over a maximum period of 4 weeks;
(6) the duration of the schedule does not exceed 1 year;
(7) he has forwarded a written notice to the Parity Committee at least 15 days previous to the application of the schedule.
A scheduled period may be changed or renewed by the employer on its expiry on the same conditions as those provided for in the second paragraph.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-2, r. 39, s. 3.01; O.C. 275-82, s. 2; O.C. 2526-85, s. 1; O.C. 1382-99, s. 3; O.C. 1436-2001, s. 2.