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‘Twas the Payday After Christmas*: An Employer’s (Rhyming) Guide to the Joys of Public Holiday Pay

*With inspiration from (and apologies to) Clement Clarke Moore, and his classic ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. ‘Tho the basics of holiday pay are well-known, The details of compliance are oft met with a groan. But for managers, for supervisors, for HR and for pay-roll, Meeting the statutory requirements is always the main-goal. So with

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Lessons learned from being involved in several of the 468 Payroll Audits that took place last year

I have, over the years, helped many employers with Ontario Employment Standards Act  (“ESA”) compliance related issues. I provided such assistance for some clients who were part of the 468  “random” payroll compliance audits that took place in 2011/ 2012 and for some clients who have been audited in 2013 and…I have lived to tell

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Employment Law: April Fools’ Day Edition (Believe It or Not!)

April 1st has for hundreds of years marked “April Fools’ Day”- the unofficial “holiday” on which the jesters and pranksters among us test their wit and creativity in staging practical jokes and hoaxes, large and small. Many of us have fond memories of youthful hijinks, and tricks played on us (and by us) in our

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