Tag Archives: Record of employment

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

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A Not New, New Employer?

Employers aren’t static or frozen in time. There is a constant turnover, as entrepreneurs start new businesses, as companies buy and sell existing operations or as entities merge or migrate from one ownership structure to another. Merger and acquisition are … Continue reading

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When does employment end – What is employment versus other income?

A number of recent postings to Canadian HR and payroll related LinkedIn groups, have raised questions about classifying earnings as either income from employment (wages in lieu of notice) or as other income (retiring allowance). In part, these postings also … Continue reading

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The risk of overpaying no longer active employees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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Reporting subseqent payments to Service Canada

Reporting Subsequent Payments to Service Canada You would think that once an employee has been let go, that would be that. But payroll is never just that simple. It’s not at all uncommon for employees to be paid after what … Continue reading

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