The calendar has now changed over to 2015, and with the New Year comes an interesting legal situation for certain employers. Most employees in Canada are paid biweekly. However, years do not divide perfectly into biweekly segments. Once every 13 years, an employee paid on a biweekly basis will receive 27 paycheques, rather than 26 (an “extra paycheque year”).
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