ARTICLE 19 - PAID HOLIDAYS

19.01 - Paid Holidays      19.02 - Holiday Falling on a Scheduled Work Day

19.03 - Holiday Falling on a Non-Scheduled Work Day 

19.04 - Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day Off

19.05 - Designated Paid Holiday Falling on a Day of Rest (Monday to Friday Operations)

19.01 - Paid Holidays

(a) The following have been designated as paid holidays:

 

New Year's Day                                         Labour Day

Good Friday                                              Thanksgiving Day

Easter Monday                                         Remembrance Day

Queen's Birthday                                      Christmas Day

Canada Day                                               Boxing Day

British Columbia Day

 

(b) It is understood that Heritage Day, and any other holiday proclaimed as a holiday by the Federal or B.C. Provincial Government, shall be recognized as a designated paid holiday upon proclamation.

 

19.02 - Holiday Falling on a Scheduled Work Day

An employee who works on a designated holiday which is, for him/her, a scheduled work day, shall be compensated at the rate of double time for hours worked, except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, when the compensation shall be at double time and one-half for hours worked.

 

19.03 - Holiday Falling on a Non-Scheduled Work Day

An employee who works on a designated paid holiday which is not a scheduled work day shall receive his/her regular day’s pay and shall receive additional compensation at the rate of double-time for all hours worked; except for Christmas and New Year’s Day, when the additional compensation shall be at the rate of double-time and one-half.

 

19.04 - Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day Off

The Employer agrees to make every reasonable effort to ensure that employees required to work shifts shall have at least Christmas Day, Boxing Day or the following New Year’s Day off.

 

19.05 - Designated Paid Holiday Falling on a Day of Rest (Monday to Friday

Operations)

(a) When a designated paid holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday shall be deemed to be the holiday.

 

(b) When designated paid holidays fall on both Saturday and Sunday, the following Monday and Tuesday shall be deemed to be the respective holidays.

 

(c) When a designated paid holiday falls on a Sunday and the following Monday is a holiday, the following Tuesday shall be deemed to be the respective holiday.

 

(d) If an employee covered by this clause is on vacation leave or compensatory time off, and a designated paid holiday falls within that period, the designated paid holiday shall not count as a day of vacation or compensatory time off.