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Serious insight for serious situations.

Serious insight for serious situations.

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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Corporate Director Fined and Sentenced to Prison Term for Failure to Pay Wages

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Justice shows that a company’s failure to abide by the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) can result in serious penalties for its directors. In that regard, the Court imposed a $280,000 penalty on six Ontario companies and the director of those companies, and also sentenced the director

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