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 | 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’ work lives run smoother. It’s so gratifying to see how a simple change can make a major impact! While every business is...
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...
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 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 about the year-end process ! But never fear – your Client Service Representative is here. We’re also frequently updating the...
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...
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...
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