Access information on recruiting, hiring and managing relationships with your employees, and learn about your ongoing responsibilities such as payroll, pension, taxes, compensation, health and safety.
- Hiring employeesKnow your obligations and opportunities when it comes to hiring employees.
- PayrollLearn how to deduct Canada Pension Plan contributions, EI premiums and income tax from your employees' pay, and report to CRA.
- Employee or self-employedDiscover how this guide can help you determine your own or your workers' employment status.
- Employer responsibilities — The payroll stepsAs an employer, you must follow a number of steps for managing your employees' payroll. Understand your obligations.
- Record of Employment on the Web (ROE Web)Use this secure application to create, submit and print Records of Employment (ROEs) via the Internet in preparation for the interruption of employee earnings.
- ROE Web BenefitsWatch this Service Canada video to find out the benefits to your business when you file Records of Employment online.
- T4 — Information for employersFind out how to complete and file a T4 slip, a form that states the wages paid to and taxes withheld from an employee, and obtain downloadable and printable forms.
- Employment standardsFind out about your obligations related to wages, vacation and other leave, statutory holidays, hours of work and overtime.
- Employment equity and human rightsFind out how to create a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment.
- Workplace health and safety regulationsFind out what you need to do to ensure the health and safety of your employees while they are at work.
- Health and safetyFind information about your responsibilities concerning occupational health and safety in federally regulated industries, including what you can do to prevent accidents.
- Your obligations when an employee leavesFind out what your legal obligations are when it comes to an employee leaving your business, either temporarily or permanently.
- Quebec's Competency Act
Only Applies to : QuébecLearn about the obligations related to these regulations, especially if your annual payroll expenditures are more than $2,000,000.(in french only)
Managing your employees
- Keeping employee recordsKeeping employee records on topics like salaries and job skills can help you administer payroll and plan training, and allow your employees to self-serve.
- Managing employeesLearn how to measure your employees' performance on the job, how to help them understand what is expected of them, and how to deal with performance problems.
- TrainingFind training opportunities for you and your employees, and learn about essential skills in the workplace.
- Employment Insurance and Work Force Reduction program due to downsizingLearn about employment insurance options for employees who voluntarily leave your business to preserve the jobs of co-workers.
- TeleworkersHaving a difficult time recruiting qualified employees? A teleworker — an employee who works outside your office — may be a great option for you.
- Federal Mediation and Conciliation ServiceLearn how to prevent and resolve disputes, and how to mediate grievances, if you have a federally regulated business.
- Managing employees during tough timesLearn low-cost strategies for motivating and retaining employees to help sustain your business during difficult times.
- The NL HR Manager
Only Applies to : Newfoundland and LabradorAccess information on recruitment, retention, succession planning and a wide range of other human resource management topics.
- Implementing tools for human resources administrationLearn how to save time and money by using online tools and technologies that can make managing your human resources procedures more efficient.
- Human Resources Implementation Program
Only Applies to : Prince Edward IslandYour business may be eligible for funding to implement a human resource strategy.
- Human resources management support
Only Applies to : QuébecBoost your productivity and increase your knowledge of human resource principals with this management support and coaching service.
- Creation of a human resources department
Only Applies to : QuébecFind out how to obtain professional coaching to set up a human resources department for your growing business.
- Public holiday pay calculator
Only Applies to : OntarioUse this online calculator to estimate how much you will need to pay your employees for Ontario's nine public holidays.