Stock options are not really as complicated as one may think. In many cases, the challenge associated with the reporting of these benefits comes down to how the information is communicated to the payroll department.
Economic conditions in Canada have steadily improved, while the unemployment rate continues to drop. Many Canadians are re-entering the labour force after lengthy hiatuses as companies are hiring and profit sheets are back in the black. There are several regulated or specialized occupations – those controlled by a professional association or provincial and/or federal law – that have a positive outlook. About 20 percent of all jobs in Canada are regulated. Some require advanced education and licensure, while others require only provincial certification. Here are highlights from five of those careers and information on getting started.
It’s a pleasure to welcome Alan R. McEwen as a regular guest blogger. Alan will be blogging on the topics of payroll, compensation and benefits.