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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.

March 2017 | Convictions Archive



Convictions Under the ESA for March 2017
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine[1] Conviction Date Violation
Simon & Stavrou Enterprises Inc Kitchener Part III $2,500 March 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Simon & Stavrou Enterprises Inc Kitchener Part III $5,000 March 31, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Revel Development Corporation Kitchener Part III $5,000 March 24, 2017 As a director, authorizing, permitting or acquiescing in the failure to comply with an order to pay s. 103(8) and s. 137(1).
Whitney Morgan Binger O/A W.B. Cust Guelph Part III $2,500 March 22, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1923053 Ontario Inc. Newmarket Part III $3,750 March 17, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
2088397 Ontario Inc o./a Medic One Group Toronto Part III $610 March 8, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Quality Bran Products Corporation o/a Quality Cooking Oil Toronto Part III $3,750 March 7, 2017 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
1883092 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $235 March 31, 2017 Fail to make vacation records s. 15.1(1)
Booster Juice Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 30, 2017 Fail to give substitute day off with public holiday pay-day not ordinarily a working day s. 29(1)
1808098 Ontario Inc. Kitchener Part I $360 March 30, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
St. Demiana Drugs Ltd. O/A Jane Park Toronto Part I $360 March 28, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
2480657 Ontario Inc. operating as Saul Sushi Toronto Part I $360 March 28, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2162289 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 27, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
2417818 Ontario Inc. O/A Fork And Cork Grill Kitchener Part I $360 March 27, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
Danny N Hrincu Kitchener Part I $355 March 25, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Visimage Systems Inc. Newmarket Part I $355 March 25, 2017 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Nikola Nikac O/A Redefine Electrical Services Brampton Part I $355 March 25, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Nikola Nikac O/A Redefine Electrical Services Brampton Part I $355 March 25, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
GKA Haulage Ltd. Toronto Part I $355 March 24, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Grounded Kitchen & Coffeehouse Inc. Ottawa Part I $355 March 24, 2017 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
Grounded Kitchen & Coffeehouse Inc. Ottawa Part I $355 March 24, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Sania Kitchens & Carpentry Inc. Toronto Part I $355 March 24, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Sania Kitchens & Carpentry Inc. Toronto Part I $355 March 24, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Sania Kitchens & Carpentry Inc. Toronto Part I $355 March 24, 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)
Sania Kitchens & Carpentry Inc. Toronto Part I $355 March 24, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Luto Vieira Mheta O/A Ready To Work Employment Services Newmarket Part I $360 March 23, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Luto Vieira Mheta O/A Ready To Work Employment Services Newmarket Part I $360 March 23, 2017 Fail to pay vacation pay s. 35.2
7550804 Canada Corp. O/A Hoops Sports Bar And Grill Toronto Part I $355 March 23, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1864005 Ontario Ltd. Toronto Part I $360 March 22, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1668185 Ontario Inc. Operating As: Zen Gardens Kitchener Part I $360 March 21, 2017 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
1668185 Ontario Inc. Operating As: Zen Gardens Kitchener Part I $360 March 21, 2017 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
Laser Play Inc. Newmarket Part I $360 March 20, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2374547 Ontario Inc. O/A Golden Spoon Take Out Toronto Part I $355 March 20, 2017 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
2374547 Ontario Inc. O/A Golden Spoon Take Out Toronto Part I $355 March 20, 2017 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
2374547 Ontario Inc. O/A Golden Spoon Take Out Toronto Part I $355 March 20, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
1747125 Ontario Inc. O/A Hoops Sports Bar And Grill Toronto Part I $355 March 20, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1747125 Ontario Inc. O/A Hoops Sports Bar And Grill Toronto Part I $355 March 20, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
1828655 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 17, 2017 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
1828655 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 17, 2017 Fail to post materials s. 2(3)
Daryani Fine Bakery Inc. A.K.A. Daryani Fine Bakery Newmarket Part I $360 March 17, 2017 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Daryani Fine Bakery Inc. A.K.A. Daryani Fine Bakery Newmarket Part I $360 March 17, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Daryani Fine Bakery Inc. A.K.A. Daryani Fine Bakery Newmarket Part I $360 March 17, 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)
Ando Events & Personnel Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 16, 2017 Fail to give substitute day off with public holiday pay-day not ordinarily a working day s. 29(1)
Palmeri Publishing Inc. Newmarket Part I $360 March 16, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1007802 Ontario Inc. O/A Tim Hortons Toronto Part I $360 March 15, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Olympia Tile International Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 14, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Jhon J Londono Narvaes Brampton Part I $355 March 14, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Sa-Raco Investments Limited O/A Cloverdale Home Hardware Toronto Part I $360 March 13, 2017 Fail to retain vacation records s. 15.1(5)
1591606 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 13, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2315939 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $355 March 12, 2017 Fail to give wage statement s. 12(1)
2315939 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $355 March 12, 2017 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)
2315939 Ontario Inc. Toronto Part I $355 March 12, 2017 Fail to make vacation records s. 15.1(1)
Health In Motion Rehabilitation Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 9, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
La Castile Inc. Brampton Part I $360 March 9, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1937836 Ontario Inc. Operating As: Coffee Culture Kitchener Part I $360 March 7, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
1937836 Ontario Inc. Operating As: Coffee Culture Kitchener Part I $360 March 7, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2285868 Ontario Inc. Operating As: Symposium Cafe Kitchener Part I $360 March 7, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2285868 Ontario Inc. Operating As: Symposium Cafe Kitchener Part I $360 March 7, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
KM Dinner Inc. Operating As: Bombay Sizzler Kitchener Part I $360 March 7, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
2189193 Ontario Inc. Brampton Part I $360 March 7, 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)
2157425 Ontario Limited Operating As Sushi Shop Toronto Part I $360 March 6, 2017 Improperly withhold or deduct from wages s. 13(1)
Archers Arena Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 6, 2017 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)
7986548 Canada Inc. Operating As Mamakas Taverna Toronto Part I $360 March 6, 2017 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
2157425 Ontario Limited O/A Sushi Shop Toronto Part I $360 March 6, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
J.L. Refigeration Inc. Toronto Part I $360 March 6, 2017 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay-day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Executive Stay Inc. Brampton Part I $360 March 6, 2017 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)
Executive Stay Inc. Brampton Part I $360 March 6, 2017 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Gourmet Gringos Ltd. Newmarket Part I $355 March 3, 2017 Fail to pay wages within time allowed after employment ends s. 11(5)
Gourmet Gringos Ltd. Newmarket Part I $355 March 3, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)
Building Blocks Academy Inc. Whitby Part I $355 March 1, 2017 Fail to produce records or provide assistance s. 91(8)

[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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