Monthly Archives: July 2012

The risk of overpaying no longer active employees

Kimberley Orszulak, an HR administrator with Pattison Outdoor, asked the following on LinkedIn: How do you control the risk of overpaying an employee who has left the company as a result of a resignation/unpaid leave and where the managers may … Continue reading

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Payroll for US Directors of Canadian Corporations: Part One.

There are special payroll challenges when directors of Canadian corporations are not Canadian residents. The large amount of direct foreign investment in Canada, either in wholly owned subsidiaries or as minority direct investment, means many foreigners sit on the boards … Continue reading

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Substituting Another Day for a Stat Holiday

Statutory holidays aren’t always celebrated on the calendar day that normally defines the holiday. For example, Christmas is always December 25th, but if that day is a Saturday or Sunday, general practice is to shift the employment standards entitlements to … Continue reading

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How Statutory Holidays Affect Overtime

Canada Day, July 1, has just been celebrated. Did you know that statutory holidays like this may affect employee claims for overtime? Depending on the jurisdiction, statutory holidays may in fact make it more difficult for some employees to qualify … Continue reading

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