Employee’s voluntary extra shift warrants OT pay: Arbitrator

Once employee volunteered, she was required to work shift, which warranted OT pay under collective agreement
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 08/19/2015

A Saskatchewan employer must pay overtime pay to an employee who volunteered to work on her day off, an arbitrator has ruled.

Susanne Kraus was a permanent full-time server at The Bentley, a retirement living community in Moose Jaw, Sask., operated by RRR Sas Capital Facilities. Kraus was hired in November 2008 and worked on a three-week shift rotation – 40 hours in week one, 32 hours in week two, and 40 hours in week three.