Tag Archives: vacationable earnings

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

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Are you sure you know what “wages” are?

The term “wages” appears widely throughout Canadian employment standards. For example, all federal and provincial employment standards require employers to calculate vacation pay based on the “wages” earned by employees. But how are payroll professionals to know for certain the … Continue reading

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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

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