Employers slow to adopt electronic pay statements

Cost savings, timeliness among the advantages
By Amanda Silliker
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 11/16/2010

Despite the fact we live in a technology-driven world, less than one-third (29 per cent) of employers offer electronic pay statements to employees, according to a survey of 2,766 employees in August by the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA).

“Electronic brings a lot of efficiencies to the employer,” said Steven Van Alstine, vice-president of education at the CPA. “There are no distribution issues, no couriers fees, not a lot of paper being used and no concerns surrounding timeliness.”