Jury duty pay in Canada?
January 2, 2012 7:33 AM Subscribe
Are Canadian employers required to pay me my full salary while I am on jury duty? I am an overtime exempt store manager.
posted by anonymous to Work & Money (5 answers total)
This is for Vancouver, BC, Canada.
I have tried to search for information but the USA dominates the search results.
I know the employer does NOT have to pay regular employees, but the USA part that keeps coming up in my searches is
"Exempt employees who are absent from work for part of a workweek to perform jury service should be paid their full salaries, otherwise their exempt status is put at risk "
I am whatever the Canadian equivalent of that is. I am a store manager, so they make me work overtime, without any overtime pay because I am exempt and salaried.
I'm also pretty sure that my work could not make it a week without asking me questions/getting me to do some work over email at night.
Does BC/Canada have a similar rule?