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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.

February 2017 | Convictions Archive



Convictions Under the ESA for February 2017
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
8083720 Canada Inc. o/a The West Hill Wine Bar Whitby Part III $3,750 February 28, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
8083720 Canada Inc. o/a The West Hill Wine Bar Whitby Part III $3,750 February 28, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
8083720 Canada Inc. o/a The West Hill Wine Bar Whitby Part III $3,750 February 28, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Kanka Christopher Whitby Part III $3,125 February 28, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
Kanka Christopher Whitby Part III $3,125 February 28, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
Kanka Christopher Whitby Part III $3,125 February 28, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
2277612 Ontario Inc. o/a East Side Mario's Brockville Part III $3,750 February 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
2277612 Ontario Inc. o/a East Side Mario's Brockville Part III $3,750 February 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2277612 Ontario Inc. o/a East Side Mario's Brockville Part III $3,750 February 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2277612 Ontario Inc. o/a East Side Mario's Brockville Part III $3,750 February 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
2277612 Ontario Inc. o/a East Side Mario's Brockville Part III $3,750 February 15, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Northern Concrete Cutting & Coring Burlington Part III $9,375 February 14, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
2332961 Ontario Inc O/A Bel Marine Belleville Part III $10,000 February 13, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Thyagaraja Uthayarajah Belleville Part III $3,750 February 13, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
2270056 Ontario Inc. o/a The Nines Brick Bar St Catharines Part III $610 February 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
2270056 Ontario Inc. o/a The Nines Brick Bar St Catharines Part III $610 February 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
2270056 Ontario Inc. o/a The Nines Brick Bar St Catharines Part III $610 February 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
2270056 Ontario Inc. o/a The Nines Brick Bar St Catharines Part III $610 February 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8) s. 132
2270056 Ontario Inc. o/a The Nines Brick Bar St Catharines Part III $610 February 10, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
1712725 Ontario Inc o/a Quick Filter Service Toronto Part III $3,125 February 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
1712725 Ontario Inc o/a Quick Filter Service Toronto Part III $3,125 February 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Mohamed Ahmed Toronto Part III $2,500 February 7, 2017 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106s. 136
Barreira Josemanuel Toronto Part III $1,125 February 3, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Barreira Josemanuel Toronto Part III $2,500 February 3, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8)s. 132
Cactus Billiard Bar & Grill Inc. Toronto Part I $355 February 24, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Cactus Billiard Bar & Grill Inc. Toronto Part I $355 February 24, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Helias Enterprises Limited O/A My Cousin Vinny, Comfort Inn, Country CH St Catharines Part I $360 February 24, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Robert H. Shih Medicine Professional Corporation Toronto Part I $360 February 24, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
DCM Metal Corp. Toronto Part I $355 February 23, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Southbridge Restaurant Inc. Kitchener Part I $360 February 21, 2017 Fail to give eating period s. 20(1)
Southbridge Restaurant Inc. Kitchener Part I $360 February 21, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
College Pro Painters Limited O/A College Pro Painters Limited Toronto Part I $360 February 21, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1575708 Ontario Limited O/A Rabba Fine Foods Brampton Part I $360 February 21, 2017 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
Stephenson Technologies Inc. Barrie Part I $360 February 21, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2456211 Ontario Inc. O/A Big Boss Burgers L'Orignal Part I $355 February 19, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Now Workforce Corporation Toronto Part I $355 February 18, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Euromed Restaurant Limited Toronto Part I $360 February 17, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Dental Corporation Of Canada Inc. O/A York Lanes Dental Office Toronto Part I $360 February 16, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
2370662 Ontario Limited O/A 2370662 Ontario Limited Toronto Part I $360 February 15, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Sidekick Comics Inc. O/A Stadium Comics Brampton Part I $360 February 15, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2269455 Ontario Inc. O/A Tutorbright Toronto Toronto Part I $360 February 14, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
H L Legal Services Professional Corporation Brampton Part I $355 February 14, 2017 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
H L Legal Services Professional Corporation Brampton Part I $355 February 14, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Yonge Wellesley Medical Clinic Inc. Toronto Part I $355 February 13, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
360Active Steeles Inc. Newmarket Part I $355 February 13, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Michael Todary Professional Corporation Newmarket Part I $355 February 13, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Hynek Signs Ltd. Toronto Part I $355 February 12, 2017 Fail to keep records readily available s. 16
Hynek Signs Ltd. Toronto Part I $355 February 12, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay accrued when employment ends s. 38
Waste Container Services Inc. O/A Waste Container Services Toronto Part I $360 February 10, 2017 Improperly withhold or deduct from wages s. 13(1)
EA Education Group Inc. Toronto Part I $360 February 10, 2017 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
EA Education Group Inc. Toronto Part I $360 February 10, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
2118033 Ontario Ltd. O/A Supportive Living St Catharines Part I $360 February 10, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2118033 Ontario Ltd. O/A Supportive Living St Catharines Part I $360 February 10, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2118033 Ontario Ltd. O/A Supportive Living St Catharines Part I $360 February 10, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Teng-Da Incorporated O/A Buffet Garden Belleville Part I $360 February 10, 2017 Fail to make vacation records s. 15.1(1)
Blake Lawrence Murdoch O/A We Got Games Brampton Part I $360 February 9, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2403642 Ontario Inc. Whitby Part I $360 February 8, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2172300 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $360 February 3, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2172300 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $360 February 3, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Ultimate Fitness Evolution Inc. O/A UFC Gym Brampton Part I $355 February 3, 2017 Fail to make vacation records s. 15.1(1)
Ultimate Fitness Evolution Inc. O/A UFC Gym Brampton Part I $355 February 3, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Adam Automotive Centre Toronto Part I $360 February 2, 2017 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
2329848 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $360 February 2, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1647986 Ontario Inc. O/A Pizza Nova Whitby Part I $360 February 1, 2017 Fail to provide materials s. 2(5)
1647986 Ontario Inc. O/A Pizza Nova Whitby Part I $360 February 1, 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)
1647986 Ontario Inc. O/A Pizza Nova Whitby Part I $360 February 1, 2017 Fail to retain vacation records s. 15.1(5)

[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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