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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 2017 | Convictions Archive



Convictions Under the ESA for May 2017
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
1685831 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part III $12,500 May 11, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Cabral Da Silva, Jeffrey Brampton Part III $3,750 May 9, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Gretas Restaurants Inc. Hamilton Part III $725 May 2, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Eh To Zed Preschool Canada Ltd. O/A Dino & Kidz Guelph Part I Ticket $360 May 29, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
Eh To Zed Preschool Canada Ltd. O/A Dino & Kidz Guelph Part I Ticket $360 May 29, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends, s. 38
2441375 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 27, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
2441375 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 27, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
2138711 Ontario Limited O/A eZone Tap & Grill Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 26, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
The Recycling Depot (Maple) Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 May 25, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
Budapest Dining Room & Tavern Ltd. London Part I Ticket $355 May 24, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
1620596 Ontario Corporation Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 21, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
Moldco Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 May 19, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay — day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Moldco Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 May 19, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay — day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Polyfab Industrial Services Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 May 19, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay — day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
2259439 Ontario Inc. Belleville Part I Ticket $360 May 18, 2017 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)
Canadian Air Specialists Incorporated London Part I Ticket $360 May 16, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Computer XS Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 May 16, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay — day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Computer XS Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 May 16, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends, s. 38
1895440 Ontario Inc. O/A Hama Sushi Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 May 15, 2017 Fail to give wage statement, s. 12(1)
1895440 Ontario Inc. O/A Hama Sushi Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 May 15, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage, s. 23(1)
2370434 Ontario Inc. O/A Continental Grand Buffet Brampton Part I Ticket $355 May 13, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
9250271 Canada Inc. O/A Rapido Transport Brampton Part I Ticket $355 May 12, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
9250271 Canada Inc. O/A Rapido Transport Brampton Part I Ticket $355 May 12, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay — day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Optical Team Inc. O/A Deziner Optix Brampton Part I Ticket $355 May 12, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
Optical Team Inc. O/A Deziner Optix Brampton Part I Ticket $355 May 12, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Ontario Institute Of Technology (OIT) Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 11, 2017 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day, s. 11(1)
Ontario Institute Of Technology (OIT) Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 11, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
2460222 Ontario Ltd. O/A Eggsmart Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 11, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
CPI Portrait Studios Of Canada Corp. O/A Photos Unlimited Brampton Part I Ticket $360 May 10, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Belfor (Canada) Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 May 10, 2017 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day, s. 11(1)
Upland Technologies Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 May 10, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay — day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
559185 Ontario Limited O/A Can-Tech Services Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 May 9, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay, s. 35.2
Carman's Dining Club Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 May 5, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
1403391 Ontario Inc. Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 May 3, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage, s. 23(1)
1136669 Ontario Limited Toronto Part I Ticket $360 May 2, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
1136669 Ontario Limited Toronto Part I Ticket $360 May 2, 2017 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)

[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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