4. Rules of Payment

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RULES OF PAYMENT

 

PAY PERIODA PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT FOR CALCULATION OF WAGES EARNED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE CALENDAR MONTH.

 

PAYMENT OF WAGESWITHIN TEN DAYS AFTER THE EXPIRATION OF THE PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT, EVERY EMPLOYER IS REQUIRED TO CALCULATE WAGES OF AN EMPLOYEE, AND TO PAY ALL WAGES EARNED BY THE EMPLOYEE IN THAT PAY PERIOD.

 

TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENTWITHIN TEN DAYS AFTER THE TERMINATION OF THE EMPLOYMENT, THE EMPLOYER IS REQUIRED TO PAY TO THE EMPLOYEE ALL WAGES EARNED BY THE EMPLOYEE.

 

SALARY RATESEMPLOYEES PAID BY A SALARY RATE WHOSE EMPLOYMENT IS TERMINATED, SHALL BE PAID THE CORRESPONDING HOURLY EQUIVALENT OF HIS OR HER SALARY FOR EVERY HOUR OF WORK THAT HE OR SHE WAS EMPLOYED.

 

METHOD OF PAYMENTEMPLOYERS ARE REQUIRED TO PAY ALL WAGES IN THE LAWFUL CURRENCY OF CANADA OR BY CHEQUE OR BILL OF EXCHANGE DRAWN ON A BANK OR A CREDIT UNION, OR BY DEPOSIT TO A BANK ACCOUNT DESIGNATED BY THE EMPLOYEE.

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RULES OF PAYMENT

 

PAYMENT STATEMENT - AN EMPLOYER AT THE TIME OF MAKING ANY PAYMENT OF WAGES WILL SUPPLY THE EMPLOYEE WITH A STATEMENT IN WRITING IDENTIFYING:

  • THE PAY PERIOD FOR WHICH THE PAYMENT OF WAGES IS MADE;

  • THE NUMBER OF HOURS FOR WHICH PAYMENT IS MADE;

  • THE RATE OF WAGES;

  • DETAILS OF DEDUCTIONS MADE FROM THE WAGES; AND

  • THE ACTUAL SUM BEING RECEIVED BY THE EMPLOYEE.

 

DETAILED STATEMENTAN EMPLOYER, ON REQUEST FROM THE EMPLOYEE, IS TO GIVE A DETAILED STATEMENT AS TO THE CALCULATION OF WAGES AND ANY BONUS OR LIVING ALLOWANCE SET OUT IN THE STATEMENT.

 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 

LABOUR STANDARDS COMPLIANCE OFFICE 

BOX 1000, STN 590

IQALUIT, NUNAVUT X0A 0H0

 

TEL: 1-867-975-6322 TOLL FREE: 1- 877-806-8402

FAX: 1-867-975-6367

 

THIS IS A GUIDE ONLY

FOR INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION PURPOSES, REFER TO THE NUNAVUT LABOUR STANDARDS ACT, ITSREGULATIONS AND AMMENDMENTS.