Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH)

Weekly hours excluding overtime of employee, number

Weekly hours excluding overtime refers to the number of hours worked by an employee per week, excluding any overtime. Weekly hours applies to hourly and salaried employees only and excludes businesses that could not be classified to a North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code.

Employee refers to any person receiving pay for services rendered in Canada or for an employer paid absence, and for whom the employer is required to complete a Canada Revenue Agency T4 slip. These persons may work on a full-time, part-time, casual or temporary basis.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Decimal number
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