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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 2018 | June 2018 | July 2018 | Convictions Archive



Convictions Under the ESA for July 2018
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
1812238 Ontario Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1847604 Ontario Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1871273 Ontario Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2274965 Ontario Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2351412 Ontario Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Ellen Associates Ltd. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Ellen's Health Food Ltd. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Ellen's International Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Ellen's Investment Holding Ltd. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
P Yin Management Services Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Pss Holdings Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Rdr Property Holding Inc. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $93,750 July 31, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Yuk Yee Ellen Pun Newmarket Part III Prosecution 90 day jail sentence July 31, 2018 As a director, authorizing, permitting, or acquiescing in the failure to comply with an order to pay under s..103(8) , s.. 137(1)
Xatruch Roadside Services Inc. Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 July 27, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Ottawa's Premier Athletic Training Ottawa Part III Prosecution $1,875 July 26, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Ottawa's Premier Athletic Training Ottawa Part III Prosecution $1,875 July 26, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Brad S Laporte Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 July 26, 2018 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Raw Juice Company London Part III Prosecution $1,125 July 17, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Raw Juice Company London Part III Prosecution $1,125 July 17, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Raw Juice Company London Part III Prosecution $1,125 July 17, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Raw Juice Company London Part III Prosecution $1,125 July 17, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Raw Juice Company London Part III Prosecution $1,125 July 17, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Christopher Whittle London Part III Prosecution $12,500 July 17, 2018 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
1231593 Ontario Ltd. Guelph Part I Ticket $360 July 27, 2018 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Saugeen Golf Club Owen Sound Part I Ticket $360 July 26, 2018 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits, s. 17(1)
2535313 Ontario Limited O/A South Port Golf Course Owen Sound Part I Ticket $360 July 26, 2018 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
The Institute Of Holistic Nutrition Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 July 25, 2018 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends, s. 38
2526696 Ontario Inc. O/A Stone Tree Golf & Fitness Owen Sound Part I Ticket $360 July 19, 2018 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits, s. 17(1)
George Kent Home Improvements Ltd. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 July 13, 2018 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
2383286 Ontario Inc. O/A Jordan Stewart London Part I Ticket $355 July 11, 2018 Fail to post materials, s. 2(3)

[1]Includes a 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 regulations. Tickets carry a set fine of $295 plus applicable costs and victim fine surcharges.
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 offences.

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Convictions Under the ESA for June 2018
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
2444674 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part III Prosecution $8,750 June 28, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2444674 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part III Prosecution $8,750 June 28, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2444674 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part III Prosecution $8,750 June 28, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2444674 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part III Prosecution $8,750 June 28, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1809446 Ontario Inc. Cobourg Part III Prosecution $10,000 June 27, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Andrew Borchert Cobourg Part III Prosecution $7,500 June 27, 2018 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
9416277 Canada Inc. London Part III Prosecution $1,375 June 25, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1606841 Ontario Ltd. Mississauga Part III Prosecution $12,500 June 22, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Elaine Lindo Mississauga Part III Prosecution $300 June 12, 2018 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Elaine Lindo Mississauga Part III Prosecution $300 June 12, 2018 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Irving Delroy Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 June 12, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Irving Delroy Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 June 12, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Irving Delroy Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 June 12, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Irving Delroy Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 June 12, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Irving Delroy Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 June 12, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Irving Delroy Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 June 12, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Irving Delroy Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 June 12, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
633227 Ontario Ltd. Burlington Part III Prosecution $6,250 June 22, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
John Matas Burlington Part III Prosecution $4,375 June 12, 2018 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Zackary T Fiddick Sarnia Part III Prosecution $1,125 June 8, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2383286 Ontario Inc. O/A Jordan Stewart London Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2018 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Notorious Grillhouse Inc. O/A Notorious Grillhouse St. Catharines Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2018 Fail to pay wages by cash, cheque or direct deposit, s. 11(2)
Notorious Grillhouse Inc. O/A Notorious Grillhouse St. Catharines Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2018 Fail to pay wages by cash, cheque or direct deposit, s. 11(2)
Notorious Grillhouse Inc. O/A Notorious Grillhouse St. Catharines Part I Ticket $355 June 27, 2018 Fail to pay wages by cash, cheque or direct deposit, s. 11(2)

[1]Includes a 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 regulations. Tickets carry a set fine of $295 plus applicable costs and victim fine surcharges.
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 offences.

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Convictions Under the ESA for May 2018
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
York Bindery Services Ltd. Toronto Part III Prosecution $1,125 May 28, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Syed-Ahmed Ali Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,125 May 17, 2018 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Concrete Cladding Systems Inc. Brampton Part III Prosecution $12,500 May 8, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Master Cleaning Service Inc. Toronto Part Part III Prosecution $15,000 May 2, 2018 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Rammik Construction Inc. Guelph Part I Ticket $360 May 24, 2018 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
Van Nguyen Guelph Part I Ticket $360 May 7, 2018 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)
6815464 Canada Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 3, 2018 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits, s. 17(1)

[1]Includs a 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 regulations. Tickets carry a set fine of $295 plus applicable costs and victim fine surcharges.
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 offences.

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