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Part II - 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)

Minimum wage


Section 2

2. The minimum wage established in this Division does not apply to the following employees:

1° student employed in a non-profit organization having social or community purposes, such as a vacation camp or a recreational organization;

2° trainee under a programme of vocational training recognized by law;


This law must provide for the nature and duration of the vocational training.

trainee under a programme of vocational integration under section 61 of the Act to secure the handicapped in the exercise of their rights (R.S.Q., c. E-20.1)*;

employee entirely on commission who works in a commercial undertaking outside the establishment and whose working hours cannot be controlled;


The adjective “entirely” refers to a remuneration paid in full in the form of commissions.

See the interpretation in paragraph 4 of section 54 ALS for the notion of hours that cannot be controlled.

(Paragraph repealed).

6° (Paragraph repealed).



The minimum wage applies to an employee assigned mainly to non-mechanized operations relating to the picking of processing vegetables since January 1, 2013 (see section 39.1, RLS).

R.R.Q., 1981, c. N-1.1, r. 3, s. 2; O.C. 638-2003, s. 2; O.C. 525-2004, s 1. ; o.c. 318-2010, s. 4.  


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