BILL NO. 128
2nd Session, 62nd General Assembly
64 Elizabeth II, 2015
Labour Standards Code
The Honourable Kelly Regan
Minister of Labour and Advanced Education
First Reading: November 20, 2015
Second Reading: November 24, 2015
Third Reading: December 4, 2015 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
(a) assisted another person to make a complaint;
(b) initiated or helped initiate an inquiry, investigation or proceeding;
(c) participated, or is about to participate or who the employer believes will participate in any proceeding;
(d) made or is about to make an inquiry about that person's or another person's rights;
(e) made or is about to make any statement or provide information to the Director of Labour Standards or an officer;
(f) been asked or required by an employer to comply with the Act and the regulations; and
(g) taken or will take a leave of absence that the person was entitled to or will become entitled to take.
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Subsection 30(1) of Chapter 246 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Labour Standards Code, is repealed and the following subsection substituted:
(i) that person has taken or has evidenced an intention to take, or the employer believes that that person may take, a leave of absence to which that person was or will be entitled pursuant to this Act at the time of any such leave of absence; or
(j) that person has refused or attempted to refuse to work on a uniform closing day in a retail business or refuses to sign a contract of employment or agreement that requires that person to work in a retail business on a uniform closing day if the employee is not required to work on a uniform closing day by or pursuant to Section 66A.
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