The holiday season is fast approaching and organizations are planning their annual Christmas or holiday parties (however you want to call it). The increased recognition that alcohol consumption at organization-sponsored events creates significant legal liability has had an impact on that traditional institution. And now, with the legalization of cannabis and the #metoo movement, added legal liabilities come into play.
This chart allows employers and HR and payroll professionals to view at a glance the Canada/Quebec pension plans, employment insurance, federal/provincial and territorial minimum wage rates, basic personal amounts, workers’ compensation premium rates and maximum assessable earnings, among others, for 2019 and 2020 rates. The chart is updated as of November 21, 2019.
According to the Conference Board of Canada, organizations are planning moderate base salary increases for 2020.