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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.

November 2017 | October 2017 | September 2017 | Convictions Archive



Convictions Under the ESA for November 2017
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
Artutor C Ruiz Toronto Part III Prosecution $1,563 November 30, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Artutor C Ruiz Toronto Part III Prosecution $1,563 November 30, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dr. V. Chen Dentistry Professional Corporation O/A Stone Road Family Dental Guelph Part III Prosecution $5,000 November 22, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Jill Cicchello Kitchener Part III Prosecution $1,125 November 20, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Osteria Da Luca Inc. Ottawa Part III Prosecution $2,500 November 20, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Emile Etota Ottawa Part III Prosecution $1,125 November 20, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Nathan R Snook O/A Acres Lanscaping Whitby Part III Prosecution $485 November 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Nathan R Snook O/A Acres Lanscaping Whitby Part III Prosecution $485 November 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
7772360 Canada Inc. Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
7772360 Canada Inc. Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
7772360 Canada Inc. Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Andrea Labey Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Andrea Labey Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Andrea Labey Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
David Noll Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
David Noll Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
David Noll Napanee Part III Prosecution $408 November 15, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Rosie Hasan-Zaidi, a.k.a Rosie Hasan, a.k.a Rosie Zaidi Windsor Part III Prosecution $3,750 November 6, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Anta Design Group Inc. Whitby Part III Prosecution $15,000 November 1, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Anthony Blake Whitby Part III Prosecution $7,500 November 1, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Redberry Franchising Corp./La Corporation Des Franchises Redberry Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 November 29, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage, s. 23(1)
Redberry Franchising Corp./La Corporation Des Franchises Redberry Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 November 29, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Shriji Catering & Takeout Services Inc. O/A Shriji Catering and Takeout Brampton Part I Ticket $360 November 28, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
1923132 Ontario Ltd. O/A Cajun Concrete Construction Orangeville Part I Ticket $355 November 24, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
2143957 Ontario Limited O/A International Delicatessen Foods Toronto Part I Ticket $360 November 23, 2017 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)
Ramneet Trucking Ltd. Brampton Part I Ticket $355 November 20, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
2194933 Ontario Inc. O/A Transit Motor Freight Brampton Part I Ticket $355 November 14, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
2184372 Ontario Inc. O/A Hardwoord Giant Brampton Part I Ticket $355 November 14, 2017 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice, s. 54
2184372 Ontario Inc. O/A Hardwoord Giant Brampton Part I Ticket $355 November 14, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Mavi Foods Inc. O/A Crabby Joe's Sarnia Part I Ticket $355 November 11, 2017 Fail to post materials, s. 2(3)
Mavi Foods Inc. O/A Crabby Joe's Sarnia Part I Ticket $355 November 11, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
Mavi Foods Inc. O/A Crabby Joe's Sarnia Part I Ticket $355 November 11, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage, s. 23(1)
RSKL Ltd. O/A Ridgetown Inn Chatham Part I Ticket $360 November 7, 2017 Fail to post materials, s. 2(3)

[1]Inc.udes 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 October 2017
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[2] Conviction Date Violation
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Dove Foods Limited Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,696 October 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Evan Gogou Toronto Part III Prosecution $12,500 October 31, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Tan Spa Inc. Toronto Part III Prosecution $5,000 October 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Tan Spa Inc. Toronto Part III Prosecution $5,000 October 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Ashraf Eleish Toronto Part III Prosecution $2,500 October 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Ashraf Eleish Toronto Part III Prosecution $2,500 October 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Dayne Lallbeharry O/A Ravi Lallbehar Toronto Part III Prosecution $2,500 October 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Dayne Lallbeharry O/A Ravi Lallbehar Toronto Part III Prosecution $2,500 October 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Dayne Lallbeharry O/A Ravi Lallbehar Toronto Part III Prosecution $2,500 October 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Dayne Lallbeharry O/A Ravi Lallbehar Toronto Part III Prosecution $2,500 October 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Dayne Lallbeharry O/A Ravi Lallbehar Toronto Part III Prosecution $6,250 October 26, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
V5 Investments Inc. Ottawa Part III Prosecution $3,750 October 26, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugger Inc. Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Hugh, Irwin Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution 3 days jail October 24, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Hugh, Irwin Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution 3 days jail October 24, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Hugh, Irwin Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution 3 days jail October 24, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Hugh, Irwin Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution 3 days jail October 24, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Hugh, Irwin Sault Ste. Marie Part III Prosecution 3 days jail October 24, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Gayle M Dickenson O/A Hillside Coffee Company Kingston Part III Prosecution $1,125 October 24, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1887836 Ontario Inc. O/A Ongo Logistics Brampton Part III Prosecution $925 October 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Scot Johnson Brampton Part III Prosecution $4,375 October 10, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Lee Funeral Home Limited Brampton Part III Prosecution $6,250 October 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Lee Funeral Home Limited Brampton Part III Prosecution $12,500 October 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1820216 Ontario Ltd. Brampton Part III Prosecution $1,875 October 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1830072 Ontario Inc. Windsor Part III Prosecution $3,750 October 2, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Warren Williams Windsor Part III Prosecution $2,500 October 2, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Vasco Haulage Ltd. O/A Vasco Haulage Brampton Part I Ticket $360 October 30, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
Phoenix Salon & Spa Corp. O/A Phoenix Salon and Spa Brampton Part I Ticket $355 October 22, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
Navita Bakery and Trattoria Ltd. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 October 22, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Greentec International Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 October 13, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Frank's Pasta & Grill Inc. Cobourg Part I Ticket $360 October 11, 2017 Fail to give wage statement, s. 12(1)
2224222 Ontario Limited Brampton Part I Ticket $355 October 10, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Moose Travel Company Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 October 6, 2017 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits, s. 17(1)
Beantrends Inc. O/A The Beach Sports Bar & Grill St. Catharines Part I Ticket $360 October 5, 2017 Fail to post materials, s. 2(3)
Ronald J Matthews Whitby Part I Ticket $355 October 4, 2017 Fail to give wage statement, s. 12(1)
Ronald J Matthews Whitby Part I Ticket $355 October 4, 2017 Fail to make records, s. 15(1)
Ronald J Matthews Whitby Part I Ticket $355 October 4, 2017 Fail to make vacation records, s. 15.1(1)
Ronald J Matthews Whitby Part I Ticket $355 October 4, 2017 Fail to retain records, s. 15(5)
Mirto Italian Restaurant Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 October 2, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)

[2]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 September 2017
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[3] Conviction Date Violation
Timothy D Tucker Peterborough Part III Prosecution $3,000 September 25, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2377547 Ontario Inc. O/A Roll Play CafĂ© Toronto Part III Prosecution $1,200 September 21, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Excel Employment International Ltd. Toronto Part III Prosecution $4,000 September 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Excel Employment International Ltd. Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,000 September 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Vijay Prashad Toronto Part III Prosecution $2,000 September 15, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Vijay Prashad Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,000 September 15, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Stegg Limited Belleville Part III Prosecution $5,500 September 5, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
ABC Group Inc. O/A MSB Plastics Toronto Part I Ticket $360 September 27, 2017 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits, s. 17(1)
1083815 Ontario Limited O/A Play It Again Sports Toronto Part I Ticket $360 September 27, 2017 Fail to give eating period, s. 20(1)
2216034 Ontario Inc. O/A Skyline Auto Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 September 23, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Pinnacle Security Services Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 September 21, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
Pinnacle Security Services Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 September 21, 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)
Bear Creek Golf & Country Club Inc. London Part I Ticket $360 September 20, 2017 Fail to give wage statement, s. 12(1)
Bear Creek Golf & Country Club Inc. London Part I Ticket $360 September 20, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
2225188 Ontario Limited O/A Paintball City Toronto Part I Ticket $360 September 15, 2017 Fail to make records, s. 15(1)
8424454 Canada Inc. O/A Groundworks Landscaping Brampton Part I Ticket $355 September 15, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
8424454 Canada Inc. O/A Groundworks Landscaping Brampton Part I Ticket $355 September 15, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
Jennifer C Hamaba Whitby Part I Ticket $355 September 14, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance, s. 91(8)
2436436 Ontario Inc. O/A Healthplex Medical Clinic Brampton Part I Ticket $355 September 12, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
2436436 Ontario Inc. O/A Healthplex Medical Clinic Brampton Part I Ticket $355 September 12, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
2436436 Ontario Inc. O/A Healthplex Medical Clinic Brampton Part I Ticket $355 September 12, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends, s. 11(5)
2436436 Ontario Inc. O/A Healthplex Medical Clinic Brampton Part I Ticket $355 September 12, 2017 Fail to give wage statement, s. 12(1)
2200608 Ontario Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 September 12, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay, s. 22(1)
2200608 Ontario Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 September 12, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage, s. 23(1)
2200608 Ontario Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 September 12, 2017 Fail to give substitute day off with public holiday pay – day not ordinarily a working day, s. 29(1)
1708804 Ontario Inc. O/A Tito's Pizza Simcoe Part I Ticket $360 September 11, 2017 Fail to post materials, s. 2(3)
1542185 Ontario Inc. Kitchener Part I Ticket $355 September 10, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)
Gwen Creation Enterprise Inc. O/A Great Clips St. Catharines Part I Ticket $355 September 8, 2017 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day, s. 11(1)
Destiny Asian Fusion Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 September 4, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage, s. 23(1)
2407018 Ontaro Inc. O/A Backyard Garden Restaurant Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 September 3, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage, s. 23(1)
Maiko Onuma Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 September 1, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay – day ordinarily a working day, s. 26(1)

[3]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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