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FAQ:New Legislative Changes to Public Holiday Pay

FAQ: New Legislative Changes to Public Holiday Pay   ***Update*** Following consultations with business owners and other stakeholders, on May 7, 2018 the Government of Ontario announced that it has temporarily reinstated the pre-existing laws regarding public holiday pay. The Government also noted that it will conduct a review over …

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Payroll Panic: Causes and Cures

No matter how proficient and experienced your payroll staff are, there is no denying that the payroll function can be stressful and daunting during peak periods such as year-end and strike fear and trembling into the calmest of people when things go wrong. What causes payroll panic, and how can …

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Canadian Payroll: Past and Future

  The pace of change in the Canadian workplace is astounding. A few decades ago most payroll professionals worked in organizations whose employees lived in only one country, often one province. Most families had a single breadwinner who worked full-time and expected to retire from the same job. Many people …

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Delegating Confidential Information to New Payroll Staff

  Payroll and confidentiality go hand in hand. Payroll staff execute tasks necessary to pay employees and operate the business legally, while protecting both employee and employer data required for the payroll process. Employee information includes names, addresses, social insurance numbers, dates of birth, pay rates, bonus and commission information, …

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Canada Revenue Agency’s Top 10 Most Common Audit Adjustments

  The deadline to produce and distribute year-end tax slips is fast approaching. This year, employers have until February 27, 2015 to produce and distribute 2014 T4 and RL1s to their employees.  There are multiple data elements that go into producing a T4 or RL1 for an employee – many …

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PIVOTAL Partners with activpayroll

  PIVOTAL is proud to announce its new partnership with activpayroll We are very excited to announce the opening of our new Ontario based office in partnership with activepayroll.  PIVOTAL has made strides in the payroll industry in Canada and is now partnered with an award winning global payroll company. …

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BILL 18 Is Changing the Employment Landscape in Ontario

Recently the Government of Ontario re-introduced legislation to amend various employment-related statutes:  Bill 18, Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (formerly Bill 146 – the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2013).  Bill 146 “died” on the order paper when the provincial parliament was dissolved but with …

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Growing Businesses Expanding from US to Canada

HR Risk Hot Spots With the residue of the recession finally starting to wash away, 2014 brings about new opportunities for organizational growth. Companies that are successful in their home countries and are looking for growth naturally consider international expansion as the next big step. For US companies looking to …

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[Ask HR] I’m Leaving My Company, What Happens to My Profit Sharing and Vacation Pay?

We take questions from both employers and employees. If you have a question, let us know below. In the meantime, take a look at this week’s question: I’m a long term employee contemplating leaving my employer and going to the competition. When I provide my 2 weeks notice my employer …

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