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Act respecting labour standards Chapter IV - Larbour standards (Section 39.1 to 97)

Chapter IV - Larbour standards (Section 39.1 to 97)

Division I - Wages (Section 39.1 to 51.1)

Section 47

Signing formality

No signing formality other than that establishing that the sum remitted to the employee corresponds to the amount of net wages indicated on the pay sheet may be required upon payment of the wages.

1979, c. 45, s. 47.


The purpose of this section is to protect employees who may, in certain cases, agree against their will to sign documents for the sole purpose of keeping their job or position. Therefore, the employee’s signature or initials on a document cannot be held against him when filing a claim under the Act.