1. An employee is entitled to general holiday pay if they have worked for the same employer for at least 30 workdays in the 12 months prior to the holiday.
2. Most employees are entitled to general holidays and receive general holiday pay if one of the following applies to them: a general holiday is a regular day of work, or they have worked on a general holiday that is not a regular day of work.
Optional general holidays
If an employer agrees to designate additional general holidays for their employees, all employment standards rules related to general holiday pay still apply for these additional holidays. Employees should confirm this and any pay entitlements with their employer.