Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

Software-based translations do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language. The Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Overtime Exemptions

Some employees are exempt from overtime or covered by special overtime rules.

Overtime provisions do not apply to:

  • employees who provide service of a managerial character;
  • employees who are professional practitioners, required to be registered or licensed with a self-regulating body under any Act and independently operate to provide their services to the public;
  • employees primarily engaged in mineral exploration operations north of Township 62 (Township 62 is roughly along the northern boundary of Meadow Lake Provincial Park);
  • logging industry employees, including employees providing food services and security services, but employees working in an office, saw mill or planing mill get overtime pay;
  • salespersons who are paid all by commission on sales usually away from the employer’s location and who regularly travel to two or more cities, towns or villages that are at least 20 kilometres apart;
  • motor vehicle salespersons;
  • persons employed by rural municipalities in connection with road construction or maintenance, or servicing of road repair or maintenance equipment that is not done in the shop;
  • employees working for outfitters, fishers, or trappers; or
  • come-in care providers working in private homes.

Please call the Employment Standards Division for more information about overtime exemptions and special rules.

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