9.04. For each general holiday provided for in section 9.02, the employer shall pay the employee an indemnity equal to 1/20 of his wages earned during the 4 complete weeks of pay preceding the week of the holiday, excluding overtime hours, provided that the employee was available to work on the working day preceding and following the holiday, unless his absence was authorized by the employer or justified by a valid reason, notably sickness or an accident preventing him from doing his work, or a fortuitous event; in cases of sickness, the employee advises the employer at the time of his absence.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-2, r. 7, s. 9.04; O.C. 86-82, s. 6; O.C. 527-96, s. 12; O.C. 736-2005, s. 9.