Law raising part-time hours faces mounting oppositionSaskatchewan business leaders call legislation an administrative nightmareBy Uyen Vu02/14/2005|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/15/2005 An administrative nightmare awaits Saskatchewan employers if the province enforces a law requiring them to offer part-timers more hours, say business leaders. The labour department, along with Labour Minister Deb Higgins, held consultations with some 40 groups last month in its review of a section of the Labour Standards Act that had never been proclaimed since it was passed into law in 1994. According to section 13.4 of the act, employers must offer part-time employees additional hours of work that become available, such as when another employee leaves a job or when the employer experiences an increase in work. The law is the first of its kind in North America. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.