The CEWS To Be Extended To Summer 2021

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Today, September 23, 2020, the Liberal Government announced that it would be extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). Speaking …

Minimum Wage In Ontario: In 2021

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The Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) sets out the rules about minimum wage in Ontario. On October 1, 2020, the ESA was amended to …

Canadian Tax Brackets and Rates

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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) collects income tax from working Canadians each calendar year (in Canada, the calendar year runs …

Severance And Income Tax In Canada

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Severance is taxed just the same as regular income from work in Canada. However, there are ways to minimize paying …

Punitive Damages In Employment

Punitive Damages in Canada

Punitive damages are monetary compensation awarded to plaintiffs to deter potential wrongdoers from egregious conduct.   Punitive Damages concern the defendant’s conduct, …

Pay in Lieu (Ontario and Canada)

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What is pay in lieu? For every “without cause” termination in Canada (and Ontario), an employer must provide “notice” of …

All About Nepotism

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Nepotism in the workplace Nepotism is defined as favouritism toward relatives or personal friends by those in power, who, because …