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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.

Convictions Archive


Convictions Under the ESA for March 2019
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Academic Hospitality Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 March 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Bradley Moore Toronto Part III Prosecution $12,500 March 25, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Bradley Moore Toronto Part III Prosecution $12,500 March 25, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Bradley Moore Toronto Part III Prosecution $12,500 March 25, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Shawn S Piskovic Windsor Part III Prosecution $1,125 March 20, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Canada Specialty Roofing Gta Limite Toronto Part III Prosecution $5,000 March 1, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132

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

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Convictions Under the ESA for February 2019
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
Woodbine Mall Holdings Inc Toronto Part III Prosecution $62,500 February 28, 2019 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day, s. 11(1)
Navita Bakery And Trattoria Ltd Newmarket Part III Prosecution $12,500 February 19, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Navita Bakery And Trattoria Ltd Newmarket Part III Prosecution $18,750 February 19, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Navita Bakery And Trattoria Ltd Newmarket Part III Prosecution $6,250 February 19, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Navita Bakery And Trattoria Ltd Newmarket Part III Prosecution $6,250 February 19, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Santina Calidonna Newmarket Part III Prosecution $6,250 February 19, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Santina Calidonna Newmarket Part III Prosecution $6,250 February 19, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Jhon Jairo Londono Narvaes Welding Brampton Part III Prosecution $1,875 February 7, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Jhon Jairo Londono Narvaes Welding Brampton Part III Prosecution $8,750 February 7, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Bruce Middleton Sarnia Part III Prosecution $1,875 February 6, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Walter Browning Kitchener Part III Prosecution $3,125 February 5, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Walter Browning Kitchener Part III Prosecution $3,125 February 5, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Addiction Recovery Network Inc. Newmarket Part I Prosecution $355 February 2, 2019 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)

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

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Convictions Under the ESA for January 2019
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2389193 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $5,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
2381168 Ontario Inc o/a Union Burger Brampton Part III Prosecution $3,750 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2381168 Ontario Inc o/a Union Burger Brampton Part III Prosecution $3,750 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $1,250 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $1,250 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
2439404 Ontario Inc Brampton Part III Prosecution $10,000 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Sunil Patel Brampton Part III Prosecution $3,750 January 30, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Accurate Trenching & Fill Management Orangeville Part III Prosecution $6,250 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Accurate Trenching & Fill Management Orangeville Part III Prosecution $6,250 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
John Grit Orangeville Part III Prosecution $6,250 January 30, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Sania Kitchens & Carpentry Inc Newmarket Part III Prosecution $6,250 January 25, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Alireza Jamansalahi Newmarket Part III Prosecution $18,750 January 25, 2019 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
2470566 Ontario Inc Thunder Bay Part III Prosecution $610 January 11, 2019 As a director, authorizing, permitting or acquiescing in the failure to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 137(1)
Bava Bruno Newmarket Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 2, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Bava Bruno Newmarket Part III Prosecution $2,500 January 2, 2019 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Resto Boemo Inc Toronto Part I Prosecution $355 January 10, 2019 Fail to make records, s. 15(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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