S-1 - Minimum Wage Act

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14. (1)  The Commission may, by ordinance, determine, for stated periods of time and for designated territories, the rate of minimum wage payable to any category of employees indicated by it, the terms of payment, working hours, conditions of apprenticeship, the proportion between the number of skilled workmen and that of apprentices in any stated undertaking, the classification of the operations and the other working conditions deemed in conformity with the spirit of the act.
(2)  The rate of minimum wage may be established on a basis of remuneration by the hour, day, week, month or year, or by the job, for piece work, on commission or on any other remuneration basis; it may also be established on several of these bases combined.
It may be increased for overtime and for work performed on certain days, periods or hours determined by the ordinance.
Such minimum rate may vary, according to the region and the kind of work, and the Commission must, in determining same, take into consideration competition from outside countries or from the other provinces and the economic conditions peculiar to the various regions of Québec.
R. S. 1964, c. 144, s. 13.