Test your legal knowledge – Labour Standards

Labour Standards

Jean-Simon just got his first job as a barista. He wants to make a good impression and during his first week he worked extra hours. He is wondering if all these hours will be paid or he is just working in a vacuum. Is Jean- Simon entitled to get paid these extra hours despite being new to the job?

Test your legal knowledge by answering these true or false questions.

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1) 1. The normal work week for most full-time employees is forty (40) hours.
2) 2. When a worker has to stay at their workplace waiting for work to be available, those hours must not be paid.
3) 3. Breaks are considered working hours which must be paid.
4) 4. Travel time required by the employer is not paid.
5) 5. Minimum-wage rates are set by the government of Quebec.


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