S-1 - Minimum Wage Act

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1. In this act and in its application, unless the context requires otherwise, the following words and expressions have the meaning hereinafter given to them:
(a)  agricultural exploitation means: a farm developed by the farmer himself or through employees;
(b)  association includes: a professional syndicate, a union or federation of syndicates, a group of employees or employers, bonafide, having as object the study, defence and development of the economic, social and moral interests of its members, with respect for law and authority;
(c)  Commission means: the Commission du salaire minimum hereinafter created;
(d)  employer includes: any individual, partnership, firm or corporation who or which has work done by an employee;
(e)  professional employer means: an employer who habitually has one or more employees in his employ for any kind of work which is the object of an ordinance;
(f)  Minister means: the Minister of Labour and Manpower of Québec;
(g)  ordinance means an ordinance of the Commission;
(h)  wage means the remuneration in currency and the compensation or benefit of a pecuniary value due for the labour or services of an employee;
(i)  employee means any person, workman, functionary, clerk or employee whatever, entitled to a wage for work done for an employer;
(j)  construction includes demolition.
R. S. 1964, c. 144, s. 1; 1968, c. 43, s. 17; 1977, c. 5, s. 14.