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National Holiday Act Chapter F-1.1

Chapter F-1.1

Section 4


The employer must pay to the employee an indemnity equal to 1/20 of the wages earned during the four complete weeks of pay preceding the week of 24 June, excluding overtime. However, the indemnity paid to an employee remunerated in whole or in part by commission must be equal to 1/60 of the wages earned during the 12 complete weeks of pay preceding the week of 24 June.

However, in the case of an employee who is an employee referred to in section 42.11 or 1019.4 of the Taxation Act (chapter I-3), the indemnity is computed on the basis of the wages increased by the tips attributed under that section 42.11 or reported under that section 1019.4.

1978, c. 5, s. 4; 1979, c. 45, s. 166; 1983, c. 43, s. 6; 1990, c. 73, s. 69; 1997, c. 85, s. 29; 2002, c. 80, s. 79.


Since May 1, 2003, the legislator no longer requires that a person have received wages during a minimum period of 10 days preceding the 24th of June to benefit from the indemnity. It is enough to have earned a wage during the reference period.

See the interpretation in section 62 ALS.