Tips and Other Gratuities
On June 10, 2016, the Protecting Employees' Tips Act, 2015 will come into force amending the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) to create rules around the handling of tips and other gratuities in the workplace.
This guideline has been prepared to provide general information regarding the ESA rules with respect to the handling of tips and other gratuities in the workplace. For more information visit the Ontario Ministry of Labour's Tips and Other Gratuities page (Ontario.ca/tipsandgratuities) or call the Employment Standards Information Centre at 1-800-531-5551 (or TTY 1-866-567-8893 for the hearing impaired). Information is available in multiple languages.