Canadian payroll legislation: vacationable earnings
Resources | Oct 07, 2019

Canadian payroll legislation: vacationable earnings

Vacationable entitlement is accrued during the vacation year. Do you know what earnings are used to determine that...
Spreading the PAW-sitivity
Pay It Forward | Oct 05, 2019

Spreading the PAW-sitivity

Pets - if you have one, they're basically a family member. That's the opinion of Payworks Sales Consultant, Josh Gault and...
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Pay It Forward | Oct 04, 2019

Raising more than $300K for United Way

We recently wrapped up our most successful United Way Workplace Campaign yet!  This marked the year that Payworks staff from across the country made an investment that broke the $300,000 mark - a total of $308,175, 112% of our national $275,000 goal. A remarkable milestone made possible by all of the our extremely generous employees, which will make a...
Culture | Oct 03, 2019

Top 4 tips for small business clients from Small Biz Whiz, Mandy Campbell

Amanda Campbell, or ‘Mandy’ as she’s known by colleagues and customers, leads a team of Small Business Client Service Representatives (CSRs) here at Payworks. After 12.5 years in the industry, she has a wealth of experience helping our small...
Resources | Sep 30, 2019

Payroll legislation: maternity & parental leave

In Canada, Employment Insurance (EI) provides a benefit in the form of financial assistance when employees are absent from work for either maternity or parental leave.  EI maternity and parental benefits are available to people who are away from...
Resources | Sep 23, 2019

Best Practices: what to do with employee personal information

We live in a time where awareness regarding our personal information, especially who has it and what they are doing with it, is at an all-time high. As a result of this, businesses in particular need to be aware of the various privacy laws and...
Resources | Sep 23, 2019

Canadian payroll legislation: statutory holiday pay rates

In Canada, employees are entitled to be paid on statutory holidays. The recognition of the various holidays varies between provinces and the legislation is publicized in the Employment Standards Act of each individual province or territory. For...
Culture | Sep 19, 2019

A (work) day in the life of Janice Gross

Meet Janice Gross, a Payworks Team Lead in the Winnipeg Development Department. One could say Janice is a real-life Payworks superhero; first on the scene and always ready to share her knowledge and lend a helping hand. More specifically, Janice is...
Innovation | Sep 18, 2019

Now available: the new Payworks home page

We gave you the heads up that the home page was being updated – and it happened. The new home page was released to all Payworks' clients at the end of June and gee, is it ever beautiful! The new layout was designed to keep our customers well-informed about the information most relevant to them. The top left tile is designated to keep clients on top of their...
Events | Sep 17, 2019

Thank you for keeping Canadians paid

National Payroll Week (NPW) took place from September 9-13, which is a week created by the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) and is celebrated by payroll professionals across the country. NPW is a time to recognize the accomplishments of payroll...
Media | Sep 17, 2019

Cheering for Winnipeg Valour FC & Hamilton Forge FC

Did you know that Payworks supports two teams in the Canadian Premier League (CPL)? Winnipeg’s Valour FC and Hamilton’s Forge FC are two of Canada’s professional soccer teams, and we’re a partner with both clubs.  The CPL officially began operations...
Resources | Sep 16, 2019

Canadian payroll legislation: termination notice

In Canada, there are employment laws in every province regarding termination notice. Employees are entitled to a notice of termination, otherwise known as termination or severance pay, if they've been employed for longer than three months. The...
Media | Sep 11, 2019

That's so nice, Janice

The favourite part of Team Lead, Development Janice Gross' job is the Timbits and doughnuts...  Seriously though, shes a payroll superstar. September 9-13 is The Canadian Payroll Association's National Payroll Week, which is a time to recognize all of the individuals who work hard to ensure Canadians are paid accurately and on time. Janice is one of those...
Resources | Sep 09, 2019

Canadian payroll legislation: EI and CPP information

On your pay statement, if you have a look the 'Deductions' heading you will notice that every pay period there are deductions taken from your pay for both EI and CPP.  EI, or Employment Insurance, is program in Canada that supplies temporary income...
Pay It Forward | Sep 08, 2019

Visiting United Way Agencies

It's that time of the year, where our United Way Workplace Campaign is right around the corner.  As a preamble to all things United Way, Payworks typically hosts a handful of United Way Winnipeg Agency Tours in the month of August, where 10+ members...
Pay It Forward | Sep 07, 2019

Paying it Forward at a Bike-A-Thon

On Friday, May 17, Payworks’ Business Analyst Jennifer Foot spent her Pay it Forward Day volunteering at St. Emile School Bike-A-Thon, organized by the St Emile Parents' Association. The Bike-A-Thon is an annual fundraising event organized by St....
Pay It Forward | Sep 06, 2019

Maria is pumped to lend United Way Winnipeg a helping hand

Payworks Quality Assurance Analyst, Maria Polishchuk will be our fifth United Way Winnipeg Sponsored Executive (SE), which means for a three-month time period Payworks will continue to pay Maria's salary as she works as a member of the United Way...
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