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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 | Apr 19, 2021

What is pay in lieu?

In all jurisdictions across Canada, employers must adhere to legislation under their respective provincial or territorial Employment Standards Act (ESA), where they’re required to provide an employee with a notice of termination, termination pay, or...
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...
Resources | Mar 22, 2021

Everything you need to know about minimum wage legislation in Canada

In Canada, provincial legislation determines that all employees are eligible to receive minimum wage. By definition, it’s...
Resources | Jan 29, 2021

Mental health stigma: a barrier to the use of EAPs

Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) can be an impactful workplace benefit, but only if employees feel comfortable accessing...
Resources | Jan 25, 2021

You ask, we answer: your top year-end questions right now

After a year that was anything but ordinary, we expect that even the most experienced payroll professionals have questions...
Resources | Jan 13, 2021

Five steps to simplified payroll: how our onboarding sets you up for success

Even when it’s the first step down a smoother path, the process of putting change into action can sometimes feel...
Resources | Dec 31, 2020

There were over 300 payroll-impacting legislation changes this year – here’s how we can help

To say that 2020 was full of surprises would certainly be an understatement; in fact, there were over 300 payroll-impacting legislative changes this year alone! As your Year-End work begins in earnest, this can feel overwhelming… but it doesn’t have...
Resources | Dec 23, 2020

Before year-end, verify your delivery address

To ensure a smoother year-end experience, take a moment to verify your business’ delivery address. Payworks clients who...
Resources | Dec 14, 2020

In their own words: why Payworks’ clients count on their CSR as “part of the team”

Whether your organization is two or 200 strong, there’s no overstating the importance of building a team that you can trust....
Resources | Dec 09, 2020

Mark your calendar: Payroll processing & delivery dates for 2020

December is here and that means payroll administrators are starting to think about how payroll schedules are affected by the...
Resources | Dec 03, 2020

Three T2200 basics to understand in the year of remote work

As you may have read in the recent Year-End edition of The Works Magazine, the Canadian Payroll Association and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada are consulting with relevant government agencies on how to most efficiently administer...
Resources | Dec 03, 2020

For your remote workforce: Why 2020 is the year to go paperless for year-end

Let’s take one item off your plate this year-end! Using the Payworks application, administrators can elect to distribute...
Resources | Nov 18, 2020

Year-end reporting: what you need to know for 2020

Last updated: Tuesday, November 24 Ready or not… here it comes! Year-end is right around the corner, and like the rest of...
Resources | Nov 12, 2020

Conflict at work can be a good thing. Here's how to handle it...

Conflict is inevitable – even in the workplace. As a manager or business owner, a peaceful workplace free of disagreements...
Resources | Oct 30, 2020

Think you’ve fallen for a phishing attempt? Here’s what to do next

Even with comprehensive training, frequent reminders and high vigilance, an ultra-sophisticated phishing attempt may slip...
Resources | Oct 29, 2020

Why two-factor authentication is worth the extra step

While the term itself may not be familiar, you very likely already use two-factor authentication (2FA). Whether it’s a text...
Resources | Oct 26, 2020

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 which the business is located. As such, not all employees are entitled to the same days off work. Remembrance Day is a public...
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