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How common are payroll related penalties?

Most enforcement of government payroll regulation is reactive, initiated by employee complaint. Similarly, while the possible penalties for non-compliance can theoretically be severe – including potential jail sentences – such penalties are rarely, if ever, imposed. However, there is one … Continue reading

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The risks of treating employees as self-employed contractors

The CBC reported this week that Shaw Communications was found to have broken the federal Canada Labour Code, in relation to two persons who formerly worked at one of its smaller Vancouver business units. The business unit treated the two … Continue reading

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