It depends on your job. Ontario's Employment Standards Act (ESA) has minimum standards that employers must follow. For example, there are rules about: hours of work minimum wage vacation pay, holiday pay, and time off from work But not all jobs... More
Ontario's Employment Standards Act (ESA) has minimum standards that employers must follow. This includes rules about minimum wage.Minimum wage may go up each year on October 1. The amounts below are as of October 1, 2016.In most jobs, you must... More
The Employment Standards Act (ESA) has minimum standards that employers must follow. This includes rules about overtime pay. In most jobs, when you work more than 44 hours in a week, the hours above 44 are overtime hours. You earn 1½ times your... More
Ontario's Employment Standards Act gives most people the right to 2 weeks of paid vacation in a year. They earn this by working 12 months for the same employer. Some workers may get more vacation time, based on what their employer agrees to give... More
Yes. The Employment Standards Act (ESA) has rules about overtime. And the normal ESA rules that apply to most workers are that the hours they work over 44 hours a week are overtime hours. But an employer can ask you to sign an agreement that has... More
In most jobs, you have the right to get the day off with holiday pay.In Ontario, there are 9 public holidays each year. Some people call these "stat holidays".New Year’s DayJanuary 1Family Daythird Monday of FebruaryGood FridayFriday before Easter... More
The law says that your employer must take money from your pay for things like: income tax Employment Insurance (EI) premiums Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions These are called "statutory deductions". Your employer sends this money to the... More
Ontario's Employment Standards Act (ESA) says that on or before your payday, your employer must give you a statement of your wages. This is often called a pay stub. The pay stub must include: your rate of pay, for example, how much you make in an... More
If you work some place where people leave tips, like a restaurant or a hair or nail salon, you get to keep the tips people give you. That's the general rule in the Employment Standards Act (ESA). But there are 2 exceptions to this rule: Your... More