R.S.M. 1987, c. P31

The Payment of Wages Act

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Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Continuation of board.
(2) Quorum.
(3) Single member may act for the board.
(4) Designation of board.
(5) Reference to board.
3 Payment of wages.
(2) Absence of employee.
(3) Exceptions.
(4) Wages deemed held in trust.
4 How wages payable.
5 Liability of directors and officers of corporation.
6 Related activities.
7 Priority of wages.
(2) Priority of order filed in Queen's Bench.
(3) Priority extends to prior wages.
(4) Filing of certificate of judgment in L.T.O.
(5) Filing of caveat or financing statement.
(6) Priority of real property mortgage.
(7) Priority of purchase money security interest.
(8) Effect of caveat or judgment under Judgments Act.
(9) Lienholders to share pari passu.
8 Complaint to director.
(2) Contents of complaint.
(3) Investigation by director.
(4) Order directed to receiver or receivermanager.
(5) Receiver or receiver-manager to comply with director's order.
(6) Receiver to comply with board's order.
(7) Order against corporate director.
(8) Corporation director may recover from corporation.
(9) Copy of order to corporation.
(10) Corporation or receiver may request referral to board.
(11) Payment over to employee.
(12) Reference to board.
(13) Filing of order in court.
9 Powers of board.
(2) Examinations.
(3) Evidence acceptable.
(4) Procedure.
(5) Delegation of powers.
10 General powers of board.
(2) Oaths.
11 Where complaint not entertained.
12 Security by employers.
(2) Application of proceeds of bond.
(3) Failure to furnish bond an offence.
(4) Prohibition order.
13 Order to pay certain moneys.
(2) Failure to comply with order an offence.
(3) Notification and receipt of moneys received.
(4) Disposition of moneys received.
14 Payment of wages to director.
(2) Discharge.
(3) Disposition of money by director.
15 Investigations and hearings by board.
(2) Order of board.
16 Appeal.
(2) Director to be heard.
(3) Evidence of compliance with subsection 15(2).
17 General offence and penalty.
(2) Order of director or board.
(3) Order by court to pay wages.
(4) Filing of order in court.
18 Limitation.
19 Establishment of fund.
(2) Rights of payees vested in director.
(3) Crediting of moneys collected.
(4) Where collections exceed payments from fund.
20 Public official to act for employee.
21 Prohibition against discharge of employee.
(2) Order of reinstatement.
22 Designation by minister.
23 Service of documents.
(2) Service of documents continued.
(3) Service by mail on employers.
(4) Presumption.
24 Provisions of this Act to prevail.
25 Regulations.
26 Regulations to prevail.
27 Crown bound.