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In Payroll, Numbers are Everything

The primary payroll task is to pay employees accurately and on time. This always involves calculations related to specific time periods. For example, it may be necessary to calculate an hourly rate when salaried employees work overtime. One of these … Continue reading

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Stat Holiday Pay after the End of Employment?

Last week we looked at the impact of statutory holidays on the calculation of wages in lieu of notice, where holidays fall in the notice period. This week we look at it the other way round. If an employee quits, … Continue reading

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Do statutory holidays affect the dollar amount of wages in lieu of notice?

Using the federal labour standards, and those of the 4 western provinces, this article explores how stat holidays and wages in lieu of notice (“WiLoN”) interact (or don’t). This is the first in a two-part series; next week we’ll look … Continue reading

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Employee Rights during the Notice Period

There are 3 different ways employers may terminate employment: allowing employees to work out the notice period, paying salary continuance or terminating without notice. All three have an impact on when the employment relationship ends and when employee rights and … Continue reading

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Are greater vacation benefits enforceable on termination?

Many employers supply greater vacation benefits than the employment standards minimums. For example, many employers provide 3 weeks of vacation time, and vacation pay at 6%, even if the applicable employment standard only requires 2 weeks and 4%. So what … Continue reading

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