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Legislative and regulatory information – it can be overwhelming! Let Payworks help you break it down.

Employment standards differ by province, but you can find the valuable information you need readily at your fingertips. Payworks keeps current on legislative updates such as pensionable and vacationable earnings, leaves, CPP and QPIP, insurability, labour standards, and stat holidays (amongst others). We’re your resource for federal and provincial legislative payroll and HR administration updates.

Resources | Jan 16, 2020

Ping pong tables don't engage employees

We've all heard the lore of "cool and kooky offices" - you know, the ones where employees work diligently in a treehouse, enjoy lavish lunches in cartoon-inspired carousels and begin their commutes home by riding a slide down to street level! The...
Resources | Jan 15, 2020

Year-end is here: what you need to know & what's new

Year-end is upon us yet again. Payworks strives to make your year-end experience – which can quickly become complex and...
Resources | Dec 09, 2019

Payworks holiday office hours & closures

There are only three weeks between now and the holiday season, which means there can be a lot on-the-go between shopping...
Resources | Dec 02, 2019

Mark your calendar: 2019 & 2020 processing dates

December is right around the corner, and that means that payroll administrators might be wondering how their payroll...
Resources | Nov 25, 2019

Canadian payroll legislation: reporting pay

Have you ever sent an employee home early from work because business was slow? While workers are not entitled to their...
Resources | Nov 19, 2019

How you can take an active role in your own performance management

Initiating the conversation with your leader In the HR industry, we’ve heard these themes a lot when it comes to performance...
Resources | Nov 18, 2019

Mark your calendar: 2019-20 statutory holiday schedule

In the world of payroll, there are a number of reasons why the statutory holiday schedule is an important one. Not only does it mean a day off work for some additional R&R and monitoring holiday pay rates, but more importantly it can impact the day...
Resources | Oct 31, 2019

Top 10: reasons businesses should outsource payroll

Owning a small business means wearing many metaphorical hats, some of which may feel like a more natural fit than others....
Resources | Oct 25, 2019

Do I have Remembrance Day off work?

That's a great question!  Whether or not businesses are closed for Remembrance Day in Canada, depends on the province in...
Resources | Oct 21, 2019

Canadian payroll legislation: vacation pay rates and entitlements

Vacation pay is remuneration paid to an employee for the vacation time off to which they are entitled according to their...
Resources | Oct 18, 2019

Payroll facts Canadian business owners need to know

A burning desire to process payroll likely isn’t the reason you’ve gone into business. But it is core to running a successful operation. Small business owners know that ensuring employees are paid accurately and on time is mission critical. In...
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...
Resources | Oct 01, 2019

Three professional development strategies to retain good employees

Acquiring new talent is exciting – it’s a major win to land an employee that shows a lot of potential for your team. But...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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