Regulations adopted under the Act respecting labour standards Regulation respecting labour standards (S.Q., 1979, c. 45, s. 88, 89 and 91; after revision : R.S.Q., c. N-1.1)
Regulation respecting labour standards (S.Q., 1979, c. 45, s. 88, 89 and 91; after revision : R.S.Q., c. N-1.1)
Minimum wage (Section 2 to 5)
The minimum wage* payable to an employee assigned mainly to non-mechanized operations relating to the picking of raspberries or strawberries is established on the basis of yield according to the following rules:
- for an employee assigned to the picking of raspberries: $4.23 per kilogram;
- for an employee assigned to the picking of strawberries: $1.13 per kilogram;
However, an employee may not, on an hourly basis and for reasons beyond the employee’s control and linked to the state of the fields or fruit, earn less than the minimum wage rate prescribed in section 3.
O.C. 525-2004, s. 3; O.C. 306-2006, s. 2; O.C. 283-2007, s. 2.; O.C. 311-2008, s. 3; O.C. 449-2009, s. 3; O.C. 318-2010, s.3 ; O.C. 394-2011, s. 3; O.C. 365-2012, s. 3; O.C. 206-2012, s. 3; O.C. 350-2013, s. 3; O.C. 343-2014, s. 3; O.C. 206-2015, s. 3; O.C. 384-2017, s. 3; O.C. 466-2018, s. 3; O.C. 413-2019, s. 3.
* Editor’s note: The minimum wage rates for pickers are subject to change. You can check their validity by visiting the website of the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail.