Supervisor awarded $10,000 in overtime

Employment contract purported to cover ‘any and all hours worked’
|Canadian Employment Law Today

The Manitoba Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling awarding a supervisor $10,000 in unpaid overtime, a move that has the employer calling for legislative changes.

Sharon Michalowski, a former retail merchandise supervisor at Nygard International in Winnipeg, was hired by the company in December 2001. Before starting, she signed an employment contract outlining conditions of her employment that stated: