On the one hand, this is an encouraging sign. More and more businesses are recognizing the value of a well-designed time off package, both for their employees’ well-being and to keep compliance in check. (After all, improper vacation pay is one of the most costly and recurring ESA violations in Ontario.)
On the other hand, the sheer volume of questions we’re asked—What’s included in a time off policy?How do I calculate accruals? Are all employees entitled to leave?—suggests that employers need more information and insight about how time off works in Canada.
That’s why this summer, we dived into the topic to create two free Time Off Guides.
This is the first in our summer time off series. Want to know how your company’s time off stacks up? We surveyed over 200 Canadian customers about their time off policies. Get the results in our 2017 Time Off Benchmarks report.