Calculating employee denied extra vacation pay

Employee claimed his income for vacation pay should be determined same way as taxes
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 09/09/2009

The Canada Arbitration Board has found an Alberta company properly calculated the vacation pay for an employee who quit without taking vacation time and denied the employee’s claims for additional vacation pay.

Dale Foster worked for Champion Feed Services, a supplier of livestock feed based in Barrhead, Alta. When he resigned on Aug. 19, 2006, he had outstanding vacation time that he was entitled to but hadn’t taken.

Champion paid Foster $2,935.20 for his vacation pay based on his earnings as well as the vacation pay owed.