9.02. Wages must be paid in cash in a sealed envelope or by cheque by Thursday at the latest. The payment may be made by bank transfer if so provided in a written agreement.
An employee is deemed not to have received payment of the wages due to him if the cheque delivered to him is not cashable within 2 working days following its receipt.
After agreement with his employees, an employer may pay them every 2 weeks.
The wages of an employee must be paid directly to him at his place of employment and on a working day, except where the payment is made by bank transfer or is sent by mail. The wages of an employee may also, at his written request, be remitted to a third person.
If the usual day of payment of wages falls on a general statutory holiday, the wages are paid to the employee on the working day preceding that day.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-2, r. 48, s. 9.02; O.C. 88-82, s. 9; O.C. 1309-89, s. 2; O.C. 1387-99, ss. 5 and 8.