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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.

June 2017 | Convictions Archive



Convictions Under the ESA for June 2017
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
Sense Appeal Inc. AKA Food Appeal Toronto Part III Prosecution $10,000 June 29, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Adamo, Peter Toronto Part III Prosecution $5,000 June 29, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Bullford, Deborah E O/A Bulford Veterinary Services London Part III Prosecution $2,500 June 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
H-Kin Inc. Ottawa Part III Prosecution $5,000 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
H-Kin Inc. Ottawa Part III Prosecution $5,000 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
H-Kin Inc. Ottawa Part III Prosecution $5,000 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
H-Kin Inc. Ottawa Part III Prosecution $5,000 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
H-Kin Inc. Ottawa Part III Prosecution $5,000 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Robleh, Naleye Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Robleh, Naleye Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Robleh, Naleye Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Robleh, Naleye Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Robleh, Naleye Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Robleh, Naleye Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Robleh, Naleye Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 June 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Kohistani, Shapoor Kitchener Part III Prosecution $5,000 June 20, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Eleish, Ashraf Toronto Part III Prosecution $7,500 June 20, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Tan Spa Inc. O/A Bellair Tan Toronto Part III Prosecution $18,750 June 20, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1799549 Ontario Inc. O/A Beijing Legend Restaurant Ottawa Part III Prosecution $18,750 June 19, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Du, Zhenyu Ottawa Part III Prosecution $12,500 June 19, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Merrett, Tanya D Hamilton Part III Prosecution $3,750 June 13, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Merrett, Tanya D Hamilton Part III Prosecution $1,125 June 13, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2386021 Ontario Inc. O/A Emporia Total Look Toronto Part III Prosecution $10,000 June 6, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Cox, Christos Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 June 6, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Clark, Stephen E Hamilton Part III Prosecution $3,125 June 6, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
EFCC Accounting Systems Corp. Newmarket Part III Prosecution $12,500 June 2, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Ontario Container Transport Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 June 30, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
2163627 Ontario Inc. O/A Dairy Queen Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 June 29, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
Vincent, Kathleen O/A RCFI: Camp Inspiration Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 June 28, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
Vincent, Kathleen O/A RCFI: Camp Inspiration Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 June 28, 2017 Fail to give wage statement within time allowed after employment ends, s. 12.1
Vincent, Kathleen O/A RCFI: Camp Inspiration Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 June 28, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Mi Security Corp. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 June 28, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
Wheels of Bloor Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 June 28, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay — day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Add Impact Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 June 26, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Universal Quest Solution Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 23, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
Universal Quest Solution Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 23, 2017 Fail to post materials, s. 2(3)
Universal Quest Solution Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 23, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends, s. 38
TKM Group Inc. O/A Country Style/Mr. Sub Peterborough Part I Ticket $360 June 22, 2017 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits, s. 17(1)
1484053 Ontario Inc. O/A Dollar Stop London Part I Ticket $360 June 21, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Wallace, Andrew St Catharines Part I Ticket $355 June 21, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
2219492 Ontario Inc. O/A Leah's Bakery Toronto Part I Ticket $360 June 20, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
Barcelona Kitchen & Bath Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 19, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage, s. 23(1)
2544198 Ontario Inc. O/A LacosteMedia Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 June 18, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Hendin Tech Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 18, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
HPP Tavern Ltd. O/A The Duke Toronto Part I Ticket $360 June 15, 2017 Fail to post materials, s. 2(3)
HPP Tavern Ltd. O/A The Duke Toronto Part I Ticket $360 June 15, 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)
Vieira Fuels Inc. Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 June 7, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay, s. 35.2
Igne Ferro Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 June 5, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)

[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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