Decree respecting the automotive services industry in the montréal region
DIVISION 3.00 – WORKING HOURS
(1) from Monday to Friday, for the apprentice, journeyman, brake mechanic, automatic transmission mechanic, trim man and the alignment and suspension specialist;
(2) from Monday to Saturday, for the dismantler and the semiskilled worker;
(3) over no more than 5 consecutive days in the same week for the parts clerk, the messenger, the washer and the service attendant;
(4) over no more than 6 consecutive days in the same week for all the employees of an employer where the work specified in paragraph a or b of subsection 1 of section 2.01 is performed on heavy road vehicles or combinations of road vehicles or pertains to such vehicles or combinations of vehicles.
The standard workday is no more than 10 hours scheduled over a maximum period of 11 consecutive hours.
An employee may require a rest period up to 1 hour, without pay, for meals, and the employer cannot require the employee to work more than 5 consecutive hours between each meal. That period is remunerated if the employee is not authorized to leave his work station.
(1) while available to the employer at the place of employment and required to wait for work to be assigned;
(2) subject to section 3.03, during the break periods granted by the Act, the Decree and the employer;
(3) when travel is required by the employer;
(4) during any trial period or training required by the employer.
An employee is entitled to a weekly rest period of 32 consecutive hours.
(1) more than 2 hours after regular daily working hours or more than 14 working hours per 24 hour period, whichever period is the shortest or;
(2) for an employee whose daily working hours are flexible or non-continuous, more than 12 working hours per 24 hour period;
(3) more than 50 working hours per week;
(4) if the employee was not informed at least 5 days in advance that the employee would be required to work, unless the nature of the duties requires the employee to remain available or that the employee’s services are required within the limits set out in paragraphs 1 and 2.