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When are Commissions Required to be Paid?

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Carefully drafted commission plans can limit an employer’s liability for commission payments to terminated or laid-off employees. Other than a regulation that prescribes set reconciliation periods and minimum wages for commissioned automobile salespeople (see section 28 of O. Reg. 285/01), the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (Act) says very little about commissions. The Act does treat…

Minimum Standards Monitor

A recent decision of the Ontario Labour Relations Board considered whether the Ministry of Labour and the Board can enforce an employment contract with an Ontario “choice of law” provision and references to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, where the work under the contract was performed mostly outside Ontario…