My company is planning a plant shut down from June 29 2018 to July 6 2018. During this period there is a statutory holiday.
How does it work if forced time off and statutory holidays fall within the same time period?
By Ontario law you should be paid according the following rule:
The amount of public holiday pay to which an employee is entitled is all of the regular wages earned by the employee in the four work weeks before the work week with the public holiday plus all of the vacation pay payable to the employee with respect to the four work weeks before the work week with the public holiday, divided by 20
There are exceptions for specific industries as outlined in the link below but in general your fear that you would lose a paid day off doesn't align with the law.
Edit: Slight correction, if you have an unpaid day off on June 29th that will result in a 5% reduction on your stat pay.