Summer a stressful season for staff

Holidays granting employees time away means payroll has no time to play
By Sheila Brawn
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 07/04/2017

While vacations are often a time for employees to unwind and relax away from work, vacation administration can create added stress for payroll professionals.

How much vacation pay is an employee owed? Is there a deadline for paying it? Which types of earnings are included when calculating vacation pay? These are just some of the questions payroll professionals must answer to ensure that their employer complies with legislated vacation pay rules.

While it is essential that payroll professionals comply with all employment standards vacation requirements, one of the most critical is ensuring that they pay employees the proper amount of vacation pay.