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Prosecution and Conviction Statistics

Prosecutions

The Ministry of Labour prosecutes persons, including corporations, for violations of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and its regulations to ensure compliance and to deter non-compliance.

Prosecutions Initiated by Fiscal Year: 2006-2013
Fiscal Year (April 1 - March 31) Prosecutions Initiated
2006/07 594
2007/08 371
2008/09 505
2009/10 311
2010/11 197
2011/12 468
2012/13 286


Convictions

The following table lists companies or persons who were convicted of an offence under the ESA and/or its regulations for the month(s) listed. This includes some Offence Notices (tickets) under Part I of the Provincial Offences Act (POA), summons under Part I of the POA and prosecutions under Part III of the POA.

Information about convictions under the Employment Standards Act, 2000, is posted on the Ministry of Labour website for one year from the date of posting and then removed from the website. Check our Convictions Archive for past postings.

May 2014 | June 2014 | Convictions Archive

Convictions Under the ESA for May 2014
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine 1 ] Conviction Date Violation
Alishah Ameerodin Newmarket Part III Prosecution $7,500 May 30, 2014 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106., s. 136
Cirkel International Inc. o/a Birmingham International College Toronto Part I Ticket $360 May 30, 2014 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Integrity Worldwide Inc. Burlington Part I Ticket $360 May 29, 2014 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1514660 Ontario Inc. o/a Shell Select Ottawa Part I Ticket $360 May 27, 2014 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2383450 Ontario Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 May 26, 2014 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
Fonebook Publishing Corporation Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 25, 2014 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
1825330 Ontario Ltd. o/a Anna Dry Cleaners Toronto Part I Ticket $235 May 23, 2014 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Globex Messenger Service Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 23, 2014 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
GBS German Baked Specialities Ltd. Guelph Part I Ticket $355 May 21, 2014 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice s. 54
GBS German Baked Specialities Ltd. Guelph Part I Ticket $355 May 21, 2014 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
1811361 Ontario Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 20, 2014 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Neil A. Gillis Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 May 19, 2014 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Neil A. Gillis Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 May 19, 2014 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Barnet Digital Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 17, 2014 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Barnet Digital Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 17, 2014 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Barnet Digital Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 17, 2014 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Kingdom Hotels Ltd. o/a Four Seasons Hotel Toronto Toronto Part I Ticket $360 May 16, 2014 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Tone-Gar Security Services Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 May 15, 2014 Fail to give 11 hours free from work in a day s. 18(1)
7180519 Canada Inc. o/a My Second Home Restaurant L'Orignal Part I Ticket $360 May 8, 2014 Fail to give substitute day off with public holiday pay–day not ordinarily a working day s. 29(1)
Raceway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 May 7, 2014 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Raceway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 May 7, 2014 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Maryam Travel Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 5, 2014 Fail to pay regular pay, give substitute day off with public holiday pay or pay premium pay plus public holiday pay–employee agreed to work–day ordinarily a working day s. 27(2)
Maryam Travel Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 5, 2014 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
Maryam Travel Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 5, 2014 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
1823783 Ontario Ltd. o/a Tapp's Bar Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 2, 2014 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Eternally Pure Water Systems Inc. Ottawa Part I Ticket $360 May 1, 2014 Fail to give substitute day off with public holiday pay–day not ordinarily a working day s. 29(1)

[ 1 ] Includes victim fine surcharge imposed by the court as required by the Provincial Offences Act.

Offence Notices/Tickets under Part I of the POA:
On July 14, 2004, employment standards officers were authorized to issue tickets to employers who fail to comply with specific provisions of the ESA and its regulation s. Tickets carry a set fine of $295 plus applicable costs and victim fine surcharge s.
Summons under Part I of the POA:
A summons under Part I of the POA requires the employer to appear in court at a specified time, place and date. If convicted, the maximum fine is $1000 per offence.
Prosecutions under Part III of the POA:
Under Part III Prosecutions, an individual is subject to a maximum fine of $50,000 and/or imprisonment for a term of not more than 12 months upon conviction of an offence. A corporation is subject to a maximum fine of $100,000 for a first offence, $250,000 for a second offence and $500,000 for a third or more offence s.

Convictions Under the ESA for June 2014
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine 1 ] Conviction Date Violation
Today's Colonial Furniture 2000 Inc. o/a Dufresne Ottawa Part I Ticket $355 June 29, 2014 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
1275825 Ontario Inc. o/a Edo-Ko Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2014 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
1275825 Ontario Inc. o/a Edo-Ko Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2014 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1311465 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2014 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
8283184 Canada Inc. o/a Hairfree Laser Skin Clinic Torotno Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2014 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
Accountax International Inc. Niagara Falls Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2014 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Baka Communications Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2014 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
GDC-Gamedevco Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2014 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
Kishki & Subane Inc. o/a Kishki Halal Food Market Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2014 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Theofilos Karpathios o/a Phil's Family Restaurant Orillia Part I Ticket $360 June 23, 2014 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)
Solar Materials Handling Ltd. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 June 23, 2014 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
Edgardo Castro Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 June 18, 2014 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Dimpflmeier Bakery Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 June 18, 2014 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice s. 54
Extreme Tanning Centre Inc. o/a Extreme Tanning Centre Barrie Part I Ticket $360 June 17, 2014 Fail to pay regular pay, give substitute day off with public holiday pay or pay premium pay plus public holiday pay–employee required to work–day ordinarily a working day s. 28(2)
1508217 Ontario Inc. o/a Coffee Time Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 16, 2014 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
3245497 Canada Inc. o/a Subway Ottawa Part I Ticket $355 June 8, 2014 Fail to pay regular pay, give substitute day off with public holiday pay or pay premium pay plus public holiday pay–employee required to work–day ordinarily a working day s. 28(2)
1122139 Ontario Inc. o/a Feastivities Events Niagara Falls Part I Ticket $360 June 6, 2014 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Peoplesource Staffing Solutions Inc. Cambridge Part I Ticket $360 June 6, 2014 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice s. 54
2076760 Ontario Ltd. o/a Bulk Barn #497 Guelph Part I Ticket $360 June 5, 2014 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
2318323 Ontario Inc. o/a Bulk Barn #632 Guelph Part I Ticket $360 June 5, 2014 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
1807385 Ontario Inc. o/a Simcoe Blues & Jazz Bar and Grill Oshawa Part I Ticket $235 June 4, 2014 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Stanley Appleton Corporation o/a Stanley Appleton Manufacturing Sudbury Part I Ticket $360 June 4, 2014 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
2092685 Ontario Limited Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 1, 2014 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)

[ 1 ] Includes victim fine surcharge imposed by the court as required by the Provincial Offences Act.

Offence Notices/Tickets under Part I of the POA:
On July 14, 2004, employment standards officers were authorized to issue tickets to employers who fail to comply with specific provisions of the ESA and its regulation s. Tickets carry a set fine of $295 plus applicable costs and victim fine surcharge s.
Summons under Part I of the POA:
A summons under Part I of the POA requires the employer to appear in court at a specified time, place and date. If convicted, the maximum fine is $1000 per offence.
Prosecutions under Part III of the POA:
Under Part III Prosecutions, an individual is subject to a maximum fine of $50,000 and/or imprisonment for a term of not more than 12 months upon conviction of an offence. A corporation is subject to a maximum fine of $100,000 for a first offence, $250,000 for a second offence and $500,000 for a third or more offence s.

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