Ontario, Alberta work on employment standards

With online reporting meaning more claims, Alberta and Ontario had to eliminate the issues in the system
By Melissa Mancini
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 11/03/2011

Last year there was a big backlog of employment standards claims in the province of Ontario’s queue.

Online claim reporting, introduced in 2006, meant the number of complaints that hadn’t been dealt with was rising steadily.

In August 2010, there were  15,000 active claims, according to the Ministry.