Tag Archives: vacation pay

Vacations and Overtime

Vacations and Overtime Here’s a quick test of your payroll knowledge – Jake takes Monday as a vacation day. For that day, the employer pays Jake 8 hours at his regular hourly rate. During the remainder of the week, Jake … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What HR needs to know about EI

Payroll primarily experiences Employment Insurance as a series of source deduction and reporting requirements. However, EI is also an employee benefit plan, in much the same way that WCB coverage and employer-sponsored disability plans are other types of employee benefit … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 4 Ways Vacations Are Commonly Paid

Vacation pay is one of those areas in payroll where there are great variations between employers. These include variations in the vacation pay rate, the number of vacation weeks provided, the earnings on which vacation pay is accrued and when … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

What’s required for retroactive processing in payroll software?

Retroactive payroll processing can be one of the toughest tasks faced by any payroll system. Yet, for many employers, the ability to process retroactive pay adjustments is a fundamental requirement. This article explains some of the basic needs before a … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vacation pay on inactive service

There has been a recent, active discussion in the Canadian HR Law group on LinkedIn (managed by Stuart Rudner, a fellow blogger on http://www.hrreporter.com) about employee entitlements to vacation arising out of time off on long-term disability. Since the points … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

2012 Federal Budget Changes for EI and Federally Regulated Employment

October 18, the Harper government tabled legislation to implement the remaining parts of this year’s federal budget, plus other measures not previously announced. Apart from income tax measures related to the new pooled pension plans, this omnibus legislation contains measures … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When must employees take the vacation time they have earned?

One of the fundamental employment standards entitlements is vacation time. Sometimes, for a variety of reasons, employees might want to either defer or waive their right to this time. Are employers permitted to grant these requests? This really several different … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment