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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.

March 2015 | April 2015 | Convictions Archive

Convictions Under the ESA for April 2015
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine 1 ] Conviction Date Violation
7506724 Canada Inc/Canotek Auto Ottawa Part III Prosecution $1,875 April 30, 2015 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Herchawi Joseph Ottawa Part III Prosecution $1,875 April 30, 2015 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 106(1), s. 132
Jl Contractors (2000) Ltd Newmarket Part III Prosecution $9,375 April 20, 2015 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 134
Jl Contractors (2000) Ltd Newmarket Part III Prosecution $9,375 April 20, 2015 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 134
Spezzano Lucy Newmarket Part III Prosecution $3,750 April 20, 2015 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 132
Jubilee Candy Corporation o/a Jubilee Candy Corporation Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 April 30, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2220277 Ontario Inc. o/a bE SixFifty Hotel Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 30, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
530978 B.C. Ltd. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 April 29, 2015 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
8124094 Canada Corp. o/a Reflections Salon & Spa Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 April 26, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
1897937 Ontario Inc. o/a Sangria Lounge Toronto Part I Ticket $235 April 24, 2015 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
2272718 Ontario Ltd. o/a Brookelyn Bistro Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 April 24, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Brandy Square One Apparel ULC o/a Brandy Melville Mississauga Part I Ticket $355 April 24, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Axis Family Mediation Inc. Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 April 22, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Axis Family Mediation Inc. Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 April 22, 2015 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
2397282 Ontario Inc. o/a The Owl of Minerva Korean Restaurant Toronto Part I Ticket $360 April 21, 2015 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
2289764 Ontario Inc. o/a Wild Wing Toronto Part I Ticket $360 April 21, 2015 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)
Sarpa Trattoria Inc. Sarpa Trattoria Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 April 20, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
735529 Ontario Limited Peterborough Part I Ticket $360 April 20, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Charlene M Kelvin Sarnia Part I Ticket $355 April 19, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Seung Chun Park Belleville Part I Ticket $360 April 18, 2015 Fail to make vacation records s. 15.1(1)
Seung Chun Park Belleville Part I Ticket $360 April 18, 2015 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)
Seung Chun Park Belleville Part I Ticket $360 April 18, 2015 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
Seung Chun Park Belleville Part I Ticket $360 April 18, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
The Beet Organic Market Inc. o/a The Beet Organic Market Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 18, 2015 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Yal Market Inc. o/a Yal Supermarket Toronto Part I Ticket $360 April 17, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Yal Market Inc. o/a Yal Supermarket Toronto Part I Ticket $360 April 17, 2015 Fail to give substitute day off with public holiday pay–day not ordinarily a working day s. 29(1)
Curo Claims Services Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 April 17, 2015 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Artistic Smart Homes Inc. o/a Artistic Smart Homes Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 April 16, 2015 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
Artistic Smart Homes Inc. o/a Artistic Smart Homes Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 April 16, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1724415 Ontario Inc. o/a Popeye's Supplements Richmond Hill Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 April 14, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
GV and Co. Inc. o/a Pizzaville Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 April 13, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
GV and Co. Inc. o/a Pizzaville Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 April 13, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
J.S. MacLaren Enterprises Inc. o/a Canadian Tire Niagara Falls Part I Ticket $360 April 13, 2015 Fail to make vacation records s. 15.1(1)
1863275 Ontario Inc. o/a The Robins Nest Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 April 13, 2015 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
1863275 Ontario Inc. o/a The Robins Nest Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 April 13, 2015 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
1863275 Ontario Inc. o/a The Robins Nest Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 April 13, 2015 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice s. 54
1863275 Ontario Inc. o/a The Robins Nest Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 April 13, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
1922696 Ontario Inc. o/a Mammas Pizza Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 12, 2015 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
1922696 Ontario Inc. o/a Mammas Pizza Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 12, 2015 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
1922696 Ontario Inc. o/a Mammas Pizza Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 12, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Ontario Security Training Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 11, 2015 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Ontario Security Training Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 11, 2015 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Ontario Security Training Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 11, 2015 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Ontario Security Training Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 11, 2015 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
Ontario Security Training Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 11, 2015 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
Ontario Security Training Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 11, 2015 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
Venture Canada Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 April 10, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Brothers Colangelo Fruit Market Limited Toronto Part I Ticket $360 April 8, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2347219 Ontario Inc. o/a Sandwich Box Toronto Part I Ticket $355 April 5, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Ricky Ngi And Sambo Nhum o/a PhoneWhiz Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 April 4, 2015 Improperly withhold or deduct from wages s. 13(1)
1841625 Ontario Limited Windsor Part I Ticket $355 April 4, 2015 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(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 March 2015
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine 1 ] Conviction Date Violation
The King Group Corporation London Part III Prosecutions $7,500 March 19, 2015 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
The King Group Corporation London Part III Prosecutions $3,125 March 19, 2015 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Gary Dennis Lucas o/a Capital Steel & Boom L'Orignal Part III Prosecutions $1,125 March 5, 2015 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Terrasolex Inc. o/a Terrasolex Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 30, 2015 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
1640219 Ontario Inc. London Part I Ticket $355 March 29, 2015 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
2093871 Ontario Inc o/a Super 8 North of the Falls Niagara Falls Part I Ticket $360 March 27, 2015 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
All-Source Heat Treating Inc Niagara Falls Part I Ticket $360 March 25, 2015 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
All-Source Heat Treating Inc Niagara Falls Part I Ticket $360 March 25, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Progress Earthmoving Limited Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 24, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Kevin James De Medeiros o/a KJD Landscaping & Property Management Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 24, 2015 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Live Express Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 24, 2015 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
At Dinner Inc. o/a Mumbay Grill Oshawa Part I Ticket $360 March 23, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2339252 Ontario Inc. Peterborough Part I Ticket $235 March 20, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Unibiz Restaurant Inc. o/a Symposium CafĂ© Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 20, 2015 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
1477843 Ontario Ltd. o/a Canadian Tire Gas Bar Guelph Part I Ticket $360 March 18, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
GP Custom Signs Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2015 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
2272231 Ontario Inc. o/a Pizzaville Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2015 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Cancable Inc. o/a Dependable IT Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2015 Improperly withhold or deduct from wages s. 13(1)
Cancable Inc. o/a Dependable IT Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2015 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice s. 54
I Optical Inc. o/a I Optical Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
MacDonald House For Seniors Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 16, 2015 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
MacDonald House For Seniors Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 16, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
J&L Athletics Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 16, 2015 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
1409460 Ontario Ltd. o/a Goodfellows Auto Wholesale Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 13, 2015 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)
2292601 Ontario Inc. Logical Cabling Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 12, 2015 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Advanced Radiology Centers Of Canada Ltd. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 March 12, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Dr. Solon C. Guzman Dentistry Professional Corp. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 12, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
The Brick Oven Bakery Ltd. Burlington Part I Ticket $360 March 12, 2015 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
2393794 Ontario Inc. o/a Family Marketplace Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 12, 2015 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)
Freewind Truck Services Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 11, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2115963 Ontario Inc. Barrie Part I Ticket $360 March 10, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1888046 Ontario Inc. o/a Universal Workforce Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 9, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Paramount Times Banquet Hall Inc. o/a Paramount Times Banquet Hall Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2015 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Doggieville Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Golden Millennium Auto Sales Limited Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 6, 2015 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
One Hour Ltd. o/a One Hour Cafeteria Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 6, 2015 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
Lady York Holdings Ltd. Lady York Foods Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 6, 2015 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1613616 Ontario Limited. Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 March 6, 2015 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
1613616 Ontario Limited Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 March 6, 2015 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
1666504 Ontario Inc. o/a Symposium Cafe Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 March 6, 2015 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
1501665 Ontario Inc. o/a Lone Tai Supermarket Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 5, 2015 Fail to give substitute day off with public holiday pay–day not ordinarily a working day s. 29(1)
2125132 Ontario Inc. Barrie Part I Ticket $360 March 4, 2015 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
2125132 Ontario Inc. Barrie Part I Ticket $360 March 4, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
OI International Labour Source Inc. o/a OI Group of Companies Brantford Part I Ticket $360 March 3, 2015 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
8437645 Canada Ltd. o/a Tortilla Flats Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 2, 2015 Fail to retain records s. 15(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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