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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 2016
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
Botanical Wellness Spa Inc. Brantford Part III Prosecution $2,500 March 30, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Susan Bubovich Brantford Part III Prosecution $360 March 30, 2016 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Theia Vision Solutions Inc. Ottawa Part III Prosecution $5,000 March 24, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Lou Carlini Toronto Part III Prosecution $3,229 March 17, 2016 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Lou Carlini Toronto Part III Prosecution $12,500 March 17, 2016 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106, s. 136
Jeffery P Renecker London Part III Prosecution $12,500 March 8, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Jeffery P Renecker London Part III Prosecution $15,000 March 8, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Matthew A Mchugh Kitchener Part III Prosecution $22,500 March 3, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Steven Francisco Kitchener Part III Prosecution $2,500 March 3, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Steven Francisco Kitchener Part III Prosecution $2,500 March 3, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Steven Francisco Kitchener Part III Prosecution $2,500 March 3, 2016 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2409341 Ontario Inc. o/a Pizza Pizza Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 31, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
2433592 Ontario Corporation o/a Charlie's Chopsticks Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 30, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
2143307 Ontario Inc. o/a Master Collision Depot Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 29, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
K-W Drywall Services Ltd. Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 March 29, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
1048547 Ontario Inc. operating as Skotidakis L'Orignal Part I Ticket $355 March 28, 2016 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
1048547 Ontario Inc. operating as Skotidakis L'Orignal Part I Ticket $355 March 28, 2016 Fail to provide materials s. 2(5)
Queen And Spadina Holdings Inc. o/a "Hero Certified Burgers" Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 26, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Queen And Spadina Holdings Inc. o/a "Hero Certified Burgers" Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 26, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Queen And Spadina Holdings Inc. o/a "Hero Certified Burgers" Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 26, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Sfizio 401 Bloor Ltd. o/a Sfizio Pizzeria and Wine Bar Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 26, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay—day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Ancaster Mill Inc. o/a Ancaster Mill Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 24, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Ancaster Mill Inc. o/a Ancaster Mill Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 24, 2016 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
Ancaster Mill Inc. o/a Ancaster Mill Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 24, 2016 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
Ancaster Mill Inc. o/a Ancaster Mill Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 24, 2016 Fail to give 11 hours free from work in day s. 18(1)
Ancaster Mill Inc. o/a Ancaster Mill Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 24, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Rav Design + Build Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 24, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Rav Design + Build Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 24, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Leonard Kalishenko & Associates Limited Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 23, 2016 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
1890218 Ontario Inc. o/a Chitose Asian Cuisine Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 22, 2016 Fail to post translated materials s. 2(4)
Calendars Inc. o/a CI Promotions Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 21, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Alexandre Gorobets o/a New Look Renovations Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 21, 2016 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
Signatures Restaurant 2 Inc. Sudbury Part I Ticket $360 March 21, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
QI-Tranquility Spa & Laser Inc. Burlington Part I Ticket $355 March 21, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Synstone International Ltd. Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 20, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Synstone International Ltd. Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 20, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
8679843 Canada Inc. o/a Galito's Grilled Flame Chicken Burlington Part I Ticket $355 March 20, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
8679843 Canada Inc. o/a Galito's Grilled Flame Chicken Burlington Part I Ticket $355 March 20, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
8679843 Canada Inc. o/a Galito's Grilled Flame Chicken Burlington Part I Ticket $355 March 20, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
2096059 Ontario Inc. o/a Thai Sun Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 March 18, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay—day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
United Employment GTA Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 17, 2016 Fail to give substitute day off with public holiday pay—day not ordinarily a working day s. 29(1)
Tomgarjon Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2016 Fail to give notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice s. 54
164855 Ontario Ltd. o/a Devan World Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
164855 Ontario Ltd. o/a Devan World Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
Benjamin Hospitality Inc. o/a Holiday Inn Express Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 March 17, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1919664 Ontario Inc. Burlington Part I Ticket $360 March 16, 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)
Trass Properties Limited Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 March 16, 2016 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
Trass Properties Limited Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 March 16, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1715424 Ontario Inc. o/a Skinatomy Laser Clinic Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 15, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay—day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Dr. V. Chen Dentistry Professional Guelph Part I Ticket $360 March 15, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
1042735 Ontario Inc. o/a Mazda of Brampton Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 14, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2396041 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 14, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2396041 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 14, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay—day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1902813 Ontario Inc. operating as Define Mobility Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
1902813 Ontario Inc. operating as Define Mobility Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
1902813 Ontario Inc. operating as Define Mobility Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
2397730 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
2397730 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
2397730 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
2397730 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
2397730 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
2397730 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
2397730 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 13, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
2351078 Ontario Ltd. o/a Pizza Flora Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 12, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay—day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
The Nilgiris Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 11, 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)
TP Poultry Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 11, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
2444711 Ontario Limited Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 11, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Anh Ngoc Tran o/a Java Cafe Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 11, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay—day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Anh Ngoc Tran o/a Java Cafe Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 11, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Revera Long Term Care Inc. operating as Forest Heights Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 March 11, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Revera Long Term Care Inc. operating as Forest Heights Kitchener Part I Ticket $360 March 11, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
2082000 Ontario Ltd. Peterborough Part I Ticket $360 March 10, 2016 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)
Ontario Auto Collision (Mountain) Limited o/a Carstar Hamilton Part I Ticket $360 March 10, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Women Of Influence Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 10, 2016 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
2181107 Ontario Inc. o/a Indo-Canada Beauty Salon Brampton Part I Ticket $ 120 March 9, 2016 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
2181107 Ontario Inc. o/a Indo-Canada Beauty Salon Brampton Part I Ticket $ 120 March 9, 2016 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)
Avcon Construction Inc. Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 7, 2016 Improperly withhold or deduct from wages s. 13(1)
Maria Bela Grill & Bar Ltd. Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
1927032 Ontario Inc o/a National Fitness Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
1927032 Ontario Inc o/a National Fitness Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
1927032 Ontario Inc o/a National Fitness Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
1927032 Ontario Inc o/a National Fitness Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
1927032 Ontario Inc o/a National Fitness Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
1927032 Ontario Inc o/a National Fitness Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
1927032 Ontario Inc o/a National Fitness Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
1927032 Ontario Inc o/a National Fitness Hamilton Part I Ticket $355 March 7, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
One Hour Ltd. o/a Onehour Cafeteria Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 5, 2016 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
One Hour Ltd. o/a Onehour Cafeteria Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 5, 2016 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)
One Hour Ltd. o/a Onehour Cafeteria Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 5, 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)
One Hour Ltd. o/a Onehour Cafeteria Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 5, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
Canadian Fuel & Energy Corporation Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 4, 2016 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Canadian Fuel & Energy Corporation Toronto Part I Ticket $355 March 4, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
7958170 Canada Inc. o/a Dollar$Ville Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 March 3, 2016 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
2295352 Ontario Inc. o/a Wild Wing Newmarket Part I Ticket $ 275 March 3, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Alloy Fusion Inc. o/a Alloy Fusion Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 March 3, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Canam R.S., Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 March 3, 2016 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Canam R.S., Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $355 March 3, 2016 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay—day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Gardwhit Holdings Inc. Whitby Part I Ticket $355 March 3, 2016 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Gardwhit Holdings Inc. Whitby Part I Ticket $355 March 3, 2016 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
Gardwhit Holdings Inc. Whitby Part I Ticket $355 March 3, 2016 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
Buyncell.ca Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 3, 2016 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)
1622254 Ontario Limited o/a Bubba's Poutine & Pizzeria Kingston Part I Ticket $360 March 3, 2016 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
Wendy Earnest Owen Sound Part I Ticket $360 March 3, 2016 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
The Top Technical Enterprise Inc. o/a KMH Cardiology and Diagnostic Centres Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 2, 2016 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)
Caven's Alley Bar Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 1, 2016 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
KMH Cardiology Centres Incorporated o/a KMH Cardiology & Diagnostic Centre Toronto Part I Ticket $360 March 1, 2016 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)

[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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