Tips for Employers: How to Calculate Stat Holiday Pay in BC

“It was my understanding that there would be no math.” (Chevy Chase as Gerald Ford, Saturday Night Live, 1976)

  • Which holidays does the BC Employment Standards Act recognize as official stat holidays?
  • Which employees qualify for those holidays?
  • And for those who do, how do you calculate their stat holiday pay entitlements?

This week, David Brown answers these questions and provides straightforward practical examples to help BC employers comply with their Employment Standards obligations in this area.

For a primer on BC’s stat holiday rules,¬†read David’s post here.


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