All employers in Ontario are required to keep written records about each person they hire.
These records must be kept by the employer, or by someone else on behalf of the employer, for a certain period of time. The employer must also ensure that the records are readily available for inspection.
The employer must record and retain the following information for each employee.
Employers are not required to record the hours of work for employees who are exempt from overtime pay and the provisions for maximum hours of work.