D-2, r. 2 - Decree respecting the cartage industry in the Montréal region

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1.01. In this Decree, the following expressions mean:
(1)  “helper”: employee who assumes the duties of helper as required by the employer, except for the duties mentioned in paragraphs 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7;
(2)  “driver”: driver of an automobile;
(3)  “truck driver”: driver of a truck with 2 axles or more;
(4)  “tractor driver”: driver of a tractor semi-trailer;
(5)  “towmotor operator”: driver of a motor vehicle known as a “fork lift”;
(6)  “spouse” means either of 2 persons who:
(a)  are married or in a civil union and cohabiting;
(b)  being of opposite sex or the same sex are living together in a de facto union and are the father and mother of the same child;
(c)  are of opposite sex or the same sex and have been living together in a de facto union for 1 year or more;
(7)  “dockman” employee whose regular duties involve handling merchandise inside the warehouse or on the platform;
(8)  “uninterrupted service”: means the uninterrupted period during which the employee is bound to the employer by a contract of employment, even if the performance of the work has been interrupted without cancellation of the contract, and the period during which fixed term contracts succeed one another without an interruption that would, in the circumstances, give cause to conclude that the contract was not renewed.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-2, r. 6, s. 1.01; O.C. 1478-82, s. 2; O.C. 2639-83, s. 1; O.C. 2646-84, s. 1; O.C. 1148-85, s. 1; O.C. 1998-88, s. 1; O.C. 354-92, s. 2; O.C. 1384-99, s. 2; S.Q. 2002, c. 6.