Blogs

Aug 26, 2011
CAUTION when using Social Insurance Numbers. Unless an employee has consented in writing for the specific use of his or her Social Insurance Number, the employer could face very substantial fines for improper use.
Aug 11, 2011
Steven Van Alstine, Vice-President, Compliance
Jul 6, 2011
When you have a place of business operating in Quebec and in any other Province and you transfer an employee between locations during a calendar year, there are special reporting requirements that need to be followed.
Jun 27, 2011
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) warns all Canadians to beware of telephone calls, mail, or email that claim to be from the CRA but are not. These are phishing scams that could result in identity thefts.
Mar 23, 2011
The Canadian Budget was published yesterday Mar 22/2011. We have a minority Govt, and all three opposition parties immediately said the would vote against it - if  all members of the opposition vote against it - then it will be defeated.
Dec 27, 2010
I just read an article in the Vancouver paper yesterday concerning a supplier of ours, and it contained some very interesting observations.  In 2005, one of my daughters who was working for me at the time researched some shredding services, and we ended up contracting with a new start-up - Silver Bullet Shredding.  The owner, Bailey Jung had bee
Dec 1, 2010
Everyone has heard of Employee Self Service - ESS - but MSS????. Manager Self Service can allow managers to gain instant time off balances for the employees they are responsible for. It can give them instant access the personal data such as a home or cell number, or next of kin data in case of emergencies.
Nov 21, 2010
Employee Self Service systems should be capable of providing many elements, including allowing employees to view and update their personal data, to view their current and past pay advices and year end forms such as T-4s and RL 1s in Canada and W-2s in the US.