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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: 2006-2012
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
 

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 2013 | April 2013 | Convictions Archive
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Convictions Under the ESA for March 2013
Name Court Location Type of Prosecution Fine 1 ] Conviction Date Violation
Results Generation Group Inc. London Part III $28,125 March 15, 2013 Fail to comply with an order to pay under s. 103(8), s. 132
Lisa J. Welfred London Part III $3,750 March 15, 2013 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106., s. 136
Mark D. Welfred London Part III $3,750 March 15, 2013 Failing as a director to comply with an order to pay under s. 106., s. 136
Wonton Hut Inc. Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 26, 2013 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
1804001 Ontario Corporation Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 23, 2013 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
1804001 Ontario Corporation Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 23, 2013 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Yomark Operations Limited
o/a Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
Newmarket Part I Ticket $360 March 21, 2013 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Vic Bennett Motors Limited Perth Part I Ticket $360 March 20, 2013 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
2336630 Ontario Inc. o/a Panorama Grill & Bakery Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 18, 2013 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
2336630 Ontario Inc. o/a Panorama Grill & Bakery Brampton Part I Ticket $355 March 18, 2013 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)
Charm Jewelry (Ontario) Limited Sault Ste. Marie Part I Ticket $360 March 18, 2013 Fail to pay wages on regular pay day s. 11(1)
Charm Jewelry (Ontario) Limited Sault Ste. Marie Part I Ticket $360 March 18, 2013 Fail to give eating period s. 20(1)
Crystal Plymouth Chrysler Ltd. L’Orignal Part I Ticket $360 March 18, 2013 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Crystal Plymouth Chrysler Ltd. L’Orignal Part I Ticket $360 March 18, 2013 Fail to give day off with public holiday pay–day ordinarily a working day s. 26(1)
Sobeys Capital Incorporated
o/a Sobeys
Niagara Falls Part I Ticket $360 March 14, 2013 Fail to pay minimum wage s. 23(1)
1753360 Ontario Inc. o/a Melonhead Children’s Hair Care Newmarket Part I Ticket $300 March 11, 2013 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
Marie A. Story North Bay Part I Ticket $355 March 9, 2013 Fail to make records s. 15(1)
Bel Air Automobiles Inc. Ottawa Part I Ticket $360 March 7, 2013 Require or permit hours of work to exceed limits s. 17(1)
Bel Air Automobiles Inc. Ottawa Part I Ticket $360 March 7, 2013 Fail to pay overtime pay s. 22(1)
New Mex Canada Inc. Brampton Part I Ticket $360 March 4, 2013 Fail to retain records s. 15(5)

[ 1 ] Includes 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 regulation s. Tickets carry a set fine of $295 plus applicable costs and victim fine surcharge s.
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 offence s.

[ 1 ] Includes 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 regulation s. Tickets carry a set fine of $295 plus applicable costs and victim fine surcharge s.
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 offence s.

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