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O. Reg. 160/05: Terms and Conditions of Employment in Defined Industries - Live Performances, Trade Shows and Conventions

filed March 31, 2005 under Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, c. 41

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ontario regulation 160/05

made under the

employment standards Act, 2000

Made: March 31, 2005
Filed: March 31, 2005
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: April 16, 2005

terms and conditions of employment in defined industries — live performances, trade shows and conventions


1. In this Regulation,

“defined industry” means the industry of producing,

(a) live performances of theatre, dance, comedy, musical productions, concerts and opera, and

(b) trade shows and conventions;

“technical and production support” includes stage and set construction,  hair cutting and styling, preparation and fitting of wigs and costumes, preparation and application of make-up, preparation and operation of lighting, sound and stage equipment and props, and stage management.


2. This Regulation is restricted in its application to,

(a) employees in the defined industry who provide technical and production support; and

(b) employers of the employees described in clause (a).

Terms and conditions of employment

3. This Regulation sets out terms and conditions of employment that apply to employees and employers described in section 2.

Hours free from work

4. (1) If the employer and the employee agree, subsection (2) applies instead of subsection 18 (1) of the Act.

(2) An employer shall give an employee a period of at least eight consecutive hours free from performing work in each day.