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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.

January 2017 | December 2016 | Convictions Archive



Convictions Under the ESA for January 2017
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
1477876 Ontario Inc Burlington Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Pita Villa Inc O/A Wrap A Pita St. Catharines Part III Prosecution $2,250 January 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Pita Villa Inc O/A Wrap A Pita St. Catharines Part III Prosecution $485 January 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Pita Villa Inc O/A Wrap A Pita St. Catharines Part III Prosecution $1,025 January 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Pita Villa Inc O/A Wrap A Pita St. Catharines Part III Prosecution $825 January 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
1914833 Ontario Inc O/A H.A. Construction St. Catharines Part III Prosecution $1,875 January 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
1914833 Ontario Inc O/A H.A. Construction St. Catharines Part III Prosecution $825 January 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Krista Harrison St. Catharines Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Franco Foschini St. Catharines Part III Prosecution $875 January 27, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Ontario Security Training Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 January 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Ontario Security Training Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,125 January 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Ontario Security Training Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,125 January 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Fawzi Bidawi Toronto Part III Prosecution $4,688 January 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
Omyr Spouh Toronto Part III Prosecution $4,688 January 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
Afresh Start Maintenance Inc. Toronto Part III Prosecution $7,500 January 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8) s. 132
Thivakaran Arasapatkunarasa Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 January 24, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106,  s. 136
The Business Exchange Corp Newmarket Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 20, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8),  s. 132
2226086 Ontario Inc O/A Hr Contract London Part III Prosecution $1,875 January 16, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8) s. 132
8005770 Canada Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $1,875 January 12, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Paul Kenyon Toronto Part III Prosecution $485 January 12, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
Synstone International Ltd Brampton Part III Prosecution $3,750 January 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
1844661 Ontario Inc. O/A Active Green & Ross Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 30, 2017 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Tall Tree Technologies Inc. Ottawa Part I Ticket $355 January 29, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Ikjyot Logistic Inc. O/A Ikjyot Logistic Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $355 January 28, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Ikjyot Logistic Inc. O/A Ikjyot Logistic Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $355 January 28, 2017 Improperly withhold or deduct from wages s. 13(1)
Brivada Solutions Inc. O/A Brivada Solutions Whitby Part I Ticket $355 January 27, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Brivada Solutions Inc. O/A Brivada Solution Whitby Part I Ticket $355 January 27, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
2201149 Ontario Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 January 27, 2017 Improperly withhold or deduct from wages s. 13(1)
2201149 Ontario Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 January 27, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Mayar International Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 January 27, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Granite Hospitality And Catering Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 January 27, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Yummy Catering Services Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 26, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1727495 Ontario Inc. O/A Subway Sandwiches Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 25, 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)
The Newmarket Residence Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 January 23, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
The Newmarket Residence Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 January 23, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1747125 Ontario Inc. O/A Hoops Bar & Grill Toronto Part I Ticket $355 January 23, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Fox Bay Street Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 20, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Fox Bay Street Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 20, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Jeremy C Tebbutt Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 18, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
GF1 (Queen) Inc. O/A Goodfellas Wood Oven Pizza Brampton Part I Ticket $360 January 16, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
7037848 Canada Incorporated Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 16, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
1905693 Ontario Inc. O/A Village Pizza Woodstock Part I Ticket $355 January 14, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
St Lawrence Finishes Ltd. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 January 13, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Tycos Tile Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 11, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Tycos Tile Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 January 11, 2017 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice s. 54
LBM Trucking & Leasing Inc. Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 January 10, 2017 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice s. 54
2121170 Ontario Inc. O/A Taxscan Brampton Part I Ticket $235 January 10, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
2037245 Ontario Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 January 6, 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)
Nam T Vu Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 January 6, 2017 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
Nam T Vu Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 January 6, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
3637182 Canada Inc. London Part I Ticket $360 January 5, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
3637182 Canada Inc. London Part I Ticket $360 January 5, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
1462579 Ontario Ltd. Brampton Part I Ticket $355 January 5, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Gourmet Alchemy Inc. O/A Wild Burger Whitby Part I Ticket $355 January 4, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
9107509 Canada Inc. O/A Shisha Licious Brampton Part I Ticket $360 January 4, 2017 Fail to make vacation records s. 15.1(1)
Freshouse Foods Ltd. O/A Freshouse Foods Brampton Part I Ticket $360 January 4, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
9107509 Canada Inc. O/A Shisha Licious Brampton Part I Ticket $360 January 4, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Direct Coil Inc. Napanee Part I Ticket $360 January 4, 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 Incial Offences Act">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 Incial Offences Act">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 December 2016
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[2] Conviction Date Violation
Zhe Lin London Part III Prosecution $15,000 December 13, 2016 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
Heidi Mcewan Newmarket Part III Prosecution $12,500 December 12, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Alexandre Bakay Kitchener Part III Prosecution $925 December 12, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Daniel Praks O/A Dan's Country Diner London Part III Prosecution $610 December 12, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
HRG Management Inc Kitchener Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Capital Business Centres Inc. L'Orignal Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Capital Business Centres Inc. L'Orignal Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Capital Business Centres Inc. L'Orignal Part III Prosecution $6,250 December 9, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Sherry Lanteigne Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $2,500 December 7, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Sherry Lanteigne Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $2,500 December 7, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Bellair Spa Inc. O/A Beauty Bar Toronto Part III Prosecution $12,500 December 6, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Ashraf Eleish Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,750 December 6, 2016 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
2326732 Ontario Inc O/A Shoeless Joe's Toronto Part III Prosecution $2,500 December 6, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
339577 Ontario Limited O/A Town & Country Steakhouse Barrie Part I Ticket $360 December 30, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Oom Star Inc. O/A Louisiana Seafood and Steakhouse Brampton Part I Ticket $360 December 29, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Oom Star Inc. O/A Louisiana Seafood and Steakhouse Brampton Part I Ticket $360 December 29, 2016 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Desco Plumbing And Heating Supply Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 December 29, 2016 Improperly withhold or deduct from wages s. 13(1)
Micheal John Gunby O/A Absolute Custom Steel Fabricators Burlington Part I Ticket $355 December 29, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
7504888 Canada Inc. O/A Fishbone Bistro Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 December 28, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2245999 Ontario Inc. O/A La Pergola Restaurant Brampton Part I Ticket $355 December 25, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
2245999 Ontario Inc. O/A La Pergola Restaurant Brampton Part I Ticket $355 December 25, 2016 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Link4staff Incorporated Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 December 24, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
P.J. Wallbank Manufacturing Company Ltd. Woodstock Part I Ticket $360 December 23, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1813298 Ontario Inc. Operating As: Ye's Sushi Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 December 20, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
1813298 Ontario Inc. Operating As: Ye's Sushi Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 December 20, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2337012 Ontario Inc. O/A Freshii Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 December 20, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
2337012 Ontario Inc. O/A Freshii Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 December 20, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Accurate Trenching & Fill Management Ltd. O/A Accurate Trenching & Fill Management Orangeville Part I Ticket $355 December 18, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Bar Reyna Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 December 16, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
GCRS Painting Inc. O/A GCRS Painting Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 December 15, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
GCRS Painting Inc. O/A GCRS Painting Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 December 15, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
2384066 Ontario Inc. O/A Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery Brampton Part I Ticket $360 December 15, 2016 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)
Bisoux Inc. O/A Top of the Hill Bakery Ottawa Part I Ticket $360 December 15, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Sunrise Restaurant Ltd. Operating As: Crabby Joes Tap & Grill Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 December 15, 2016 Fail to provide materials s. 2(5)
Prosource Canada Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 December 14, 2016 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Prosource Canada Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 December 14, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Thinnox Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $ 235 December 14, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Little Start Child Care Inc. Barrie Part I Ticket $360 December 13, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
New Canadian Medical Transfer Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $235 December 6, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
New Canadian Medical Transfer Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $235 December 6, 2016 Fail to pay public holiday pay-employee agreed to public holiday pay in lieu of substitute day-day not ordinarily a working day s. 29(3)
2218308 Ontario Ltd. O/A Falcon Construction Brampton Part I Ticket $360 December 6, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
1715424 Ontario Inc. O/A Skinatomy Laser Clinic Brampton Part I Ticket $360 December 5, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
KDB Restoration Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 December 3, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
902316 Ontario Limited O/A Merchandising Consultants and Associates (MCA) Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 December 2, 2016 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Color Powder Coating Manufacturing Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $295 December 1, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)

[2] Includes a victim fine surcharge imposed by the court as required by the Provincial Offences Act.

Offence Notices/Tickets under Par t 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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