When a decree is adopted, the contracting parties must form a parity committee to monitor and verify compliance with the decree, unless the government orders that a committee already in place or CNESST assumes that responsibility. A parity committee may impose a registration and reporting system on professional employers and levy the amounts necessary to implement the decree, up to 0.5% of workers` wages and 0.5% of the employer`s wage bill. What is CPA Montreal? CPA Montreal is a non-profit organization mandated under the Law on Compliance with Collective Decrees for the Management and Control of Compliance with the Decree. The main regulations currently in force cover the following professions: What is the decree? The decree is a series of regulations under the law that respects decrees in accordance with collective agreements. It is negotiated by the parties and adopted by the quebec provincial government. The aim is to regulate the working conditions and professional qualifications of workers. Under a collective agreement law, the government may order that a collective agreement that respects all commercial, industrial, commercial or professional occupations also bind all workers and professional employers in the province of Quebec or a region of Quebec, within the scope of this decree. Unions affected by the decrees may change regularly. What about the decree? The decree provides for minimum working conditions for workers in order to maintain good relations in the sector.
It includes clauses relating to occupations, wages, working hours, leave, leave allowances, special leave, notice decisions and the training and qualification process for different occupations. What are the benefits of CPA Montreal for employers? CPA Montreal identifies companies that do not comply with the decree, through individual and regular inspections and complaints from employers, workers and customers. The Montreal CPA then imposes appropriate sanctions to avoid unfair competition. Are workers entitled to special leave? Yes, workers can benefit from special leave for bereavement, funerals, marriages and the birth or adoption of children (Article 8.00 of the Decree). What is the level of the relationship between the apprentice and the company? The report is an apprentice per companion who works for the same employer, in the same occupation, during the same hours and in the same building. Is it possible to replace paid leave with overtime pay? Yes, but only at the employee`s request.