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 07, 2022

Canadian payroll legislation: 2022 statutory holiday schedule

There are many reasons why Canadian businesses and payroll practitioners mark their calendars with the upcoming statutory holiday schedule - like adhering to legislated time off for staff, applying holiday pay rates, and knowing if payroll...
Resources | Jan 06, 2022

Ontario’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL) and your business: a conversation

Early in the pandemic, the Ontario government introduced legislation known as the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL)...
Resources | Dec 18, 2021

Year-end tips: ROEs, vacation entitlements and employer benefits

The beginning of tax form season is upon us, and we're here to help every step of the way. Here are three helpful tips to...
Resources | Dec 17, 2021

Our office hours for December 2021 & January 2022

Over the next month or so, there's going to be lots on the go for each one of us - whether it's holiday celebrations or...
Resources | Dec 08, 2021

Important payroll processing and delivery dates for 2021: Mark your calendar

December is here and that means payroll administrators are starting to think about how payroll schedules will be impacted by...
Resources | Nov 29, 2021

Five tips to ensure you have a smooth year-end

It’s that time of year again and Payworks has the secret sauce to make year-end the least stressful it can possibly be....
Resources | Nov 15, 2021

Why year-to-dates are important to review all year long

As we approach the end of the calendar year, it’s officially time to start focusing on the compliance-related aspects of payroll deductions and remittances – in particular, a simple, three-letter acronym that can have a big impact on your business....
Resources | Nov 09, 2021

Guiding you through payroll year-end processing in nine easy steps

One of the keys to hassle-free year-end payroll processing is following a handy checklist! We've done the heavy lifting by...
Resources | Oct 28, 2021

We’ve got compliance down to a science – here’s how we can help keep your business on track

When it comes to payroll compliance for your Canadian business, there’s a lot to think about! Year-end reporting and filing,...
Resources | Oct 18, 2021

Attn: small business owners – your top questions have been answered!

One of the best parts of my day as a Sales Consultant is fielding questions and identifying solutions that make my clients’...
Resources | Oct 14, 2021

Five ways small businesses can benefit from outsourcing

We don’t have to tell you that there’s far more to payroll than simply cutting a cheque. Capturing hours worked, ensuring compliance, administering benefits, delivering pay stubs and tax forms… and the list goes on! While processing payroll is...
Resources | Oct 10, 2021

Understanding and navigating grief

By definition, grief is the internal feelings we have — like deep sadness and loneliness, feeling lost and not knowing what...
Resources | Oct 07, 2021

How to hire someone with a service mindset, according to our in-house experts

While many small businesses across Canada are currently struggling to staff up, some of the most hard-hit are those looking...
Resources | Sep 13, 2021

New federal holiday: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

With the passing of Bill C-5, September 30 will be recognized as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and is a...
Resources | Jun 09, 2021

Five key questions to ask when interviewing for a remote position

Whether by policy or preference, remote work is here to stay! Payworks’ #HRFromAfar series leverages the insights of our...
Resources | Apr 19, 2021

What is pay in lieu?

In all jurisdictions across Canada, employers must adhere to legislation under their respective provincial or territorial...
Resources | Apr 05, 2021

Updated for 2021:Understanding vacationable earnings legislation

Vacationable earnings are an important and complex portion of any organization’s payroll, regardless of the size of its workforce. An employee’s vacation entitlement is accrued throughout the vacation year, but not all of the employee’s earnings...
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