The Ontario Progressive Conservatives have just introduced Bill 47, their first foray into employment law. It repeals many of the provisions of the Ontario Liberals’ Bill 148, which made sweeping changes to Ontario’s employment landscape. Bill 47 will roll back holiday pay calculations and the treatment of some leaves, and substantially change how employers of […]
The structure of Canadian payroll taxes is similar to US payroll taxes in categories and costs. Canadian payroll taxes include a 4.95% pension contribution similar to social security (known as CPP in Canada), a 2.282% unemployment insurance premium (known as EI in Canada), a 0.20-0.80% workers compensation insurance premium (varies by province) and a universal […]
If you’re a remote Canadian worker considering working for a US or International company through a PEO Agency, you might be confused as to whether you’re officially an employee of the agency or if you’re functioning as a self-employed sole proprietor.
Generally speaking, Canadian and US employment laws and standards are very similar. There are, however, a few key differences that US employers need to be aware of if you are hiring Canadian workers remotely.