D-2, r. 3 - Decree respecting the cartage industry in the Québec region

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7.01. As of 22 April 2020, the minimum hourly rate is established as follows for each of the employment categories determined below:
Employment CategoryHiring rateAfter 6 monthsAfter 12 monthsAfter 24 months
1. Helper$13.00$13.65$14.30$15.00
2. Labourer$13.00$13.65$14.30$15.00
3. Assistant-mechanic$14.75$16.03$16.68$17.95
4. Driver, class A$12.80$12.80$12.80$12.80
4.1 Driver, class B$15.00$15.50$16.45$17.25
5. Road-train driver$16.82$18.06$18.71$19.95
6. Truck driver$16.00$16.55$17.20$18.00
7. Tractor semi-trailer driver$17.00$17.60$18.20$19.00
8. Tank-truck driver$17.00$17.60$18.20$19.00
9. Tank-trailer driver$17.46$18.71$19.32$20.57
10. Float driver$17.00$17.60$18.20$19.32
11. Loading machinery operator$14.75$16.03$16.68$17.95
12. Dockman$13.00$13.65$14.30$15.00
13. Mechanic$18.06$19.31$19.95$21.20
14. Packer$13.00$13.65$14.30$15.00
15. Snow removal vehicle driver$16.82$18.06$18.71$19.95
16. Welder$18.06$19.31$19.95$21.20
The minimum hourly rates provided for in the first paragraph and section 7.02 are increased by 2.5% as of 22 April 2021 and by 2.5% as of 22 April 2022. Despite the foregoing, the hourly rate for a class A driver is increased by 2% instead of 2.5% on the same dates.
If the rates thus increased have more than 2 decimals, only the first 2 decimals are retained and the second is increased by 1 unit if the third decimal is equal to or greater than 5.
The minimum hourly rates provided for in the first paragraph and section 7.02 may not be less than the minimum wage provided for in section 3 of the Regulation respecting labour standards (chapter N-1.1, r. 3), increased by $0.30.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-2, r. 7, s. 7.01; O.C. 86-82, s. 4; O.C. 1691-82, s. 2; O.C. 1338-85, s. 6; O.C. 1193-89, s. 4; O.C. 1115-91, s. 5; O.C. 527-96, s. 6; O.C. 1383-99, s. 5; O.C. 802-2003, s. 1; O.C. 105-2005, s. 1; O.C. 68-2008, s. 5; O.C. 115-2009, s. 4; O.C. 826-2010, s. 1; O.C. 409-2016, s. 1; 452-2020O.C. 452-2020, s. 1.
7.01. As of 1 June 2016, the minimum hourly rate is established as follows for each of the employment categories determined below:
Employment Hiring Rate After After After
Category 6 months 12 months 24 months



1. Helper $11.20 $11.91 $12.38 $13.56

2. Labourer $11.20 $11.91 $12.38 $13.56

3. Assistant-mechanic $13.56 $14.74 $15.34 $16.51

4. Driver
Class A $11.89 $11.89 $11.89 $11.89

4.1. Driver
Class B $13.17 $14.33 $14.90 $16.05

5. Road-train driver $15.47 $16.61 $17.20 $18.34

6. Truck driver $13.76 $14.90 $15.48 $16.62

7. Tractor semi-trailer
driver $14.33 $15.48 $16.05 $17.20

8. Tank-truck driver $14.33 $15.48 $16.05 $17.20

9. Tank-trailer driver $16.05 $17.20 $17.77 $18.92

10. Float driver $14.90 $16.05 $16.62 $17.77

11. Loading machinery
operator $13.56 $14.74 $15.34 $16.51

12. Dockman $11.20 $11.91 $12.38 $13.56

13. Mechanic $16.61 $17.76 $18.34 $19.50

14. Packer $11.20 $11.91 $12.38 $13.56

15. Snow removal
vehicle driver $15.47 $16.61 $17.20 $18.34

16. Welder $16.61 $17.76 $18.34 $19.50
The hourly rates provided for in the first paragraph and section 7.02 and the rates provided for in section 7.03 are increased by 3% as of 1 June 2017 and by 3% as of 1 June 2018. Despite the foregoing, the hourly rate for a class A driver is increased by 2% instead of 3% on the same dates.
If the rates thus increased have more than 2 decimals, only the first 2 decimals are retained and the second is increased by 1 unit if the third decimal is equal to or greater than 5.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-2, r. 7, s. 7.01; O.C. 86-82, s. 4; O.C. 1691-82, s. 2; O.C. 1338-85, s. 6; O.C. 1193-89, s. 4; O.C. 1115-91, s. 5; O.C. 527-96, s. 6; O.C. 1383-99, s. 5; O.C. 802-2003, s. 1; O.C. 105-2005, s. 1; O.C. 68-2008, s. 5; O.C. 115-2009, s. 4; O.C. 826-2010, s. 1; O.C. 409-2016, s. 1.
7.01. The minimum hourly rate is established as follows, as of 13 October 2010, for each of the employment categories determined below:
Employment Hiring Rate After After After
Category 6 months 12 months 24 months



1. Helper $9.97 $10.60 $11.02 $12.07

2. Labourer $9.97 $10.60 $11.02 $12.07

3. Assistant-mechanic $12.07 $13.12 $13.65 $14.70

4. Driver
Class A $11.00 $11.00 $11.00 $11.00

4.1. Driver
Class B $12.07 $13.12 $13.65 $14.70

5. Road-train driver $14.17 $15.22 $15.75 $16.80

6. Truck driver $12.60 $13.65 $14.17 $15.22

7. Tractor semi-trailer
driver $13.12 $14.17 $14.70 $15.75

8. Tank-truck driver $13.12 $14.17 $14.70 $15.75

9. Tank-trailer driver $14.70 $15.75 $16.27 $17.32

10. Float driver $13.65 $14.70 $15.22 $16.27

11. Loading machinery
operator $12.07 $12.91 $13.33 $14.17

12. Dockman $9.97 $10.60 $11.02 $12.07

13. Mechanic $15.22 $16.27 $16.80 $17.85

14. Packer $9.97 $10.60 $11.02 $12.07

15. Snow removal
vehicle driver $14.17 $15.22 $15.75 $16.80

16. Welder $15.22 $16.27 $16.80 $17.85
The hourly rates provided for in the first paragraph and section 7.02 and the rates provided for in section 7.03 are increased by 3% as of 13 October 2011 and by 3% as of 13 October 2012.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-2, r. 7, s. 7.01; O.C. 86-82, s. 4; O.C. 1691-82, s. 2; O.C. 1338-85, s. 6; O.C. 1193-89, s. 4; O.C. 1115-91, s. 5; O.C. 527-96, s. 6; O.C. 1383-99, s. 5; O.C. 802-2003, s. 1; O.C. 105-2005, s. 1; O.C. 68-2008, s. 5; O.C. 115-2009, s. 4; O.C. 826-2010, s. 1.