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Stat Holiday

Expert: Howard Levitt

Melanie asked:

In Ontario, are we required to pay 4% vacation pay on a Stat Holiday day?

Howard Levitt answered:

Yes. You are required to pay a minimum of 4% vacation pay in Ontario on all wages, which includes statutory holiday pay.

About the author

Howard Levitt, Counsel to the national law firm Lang Michener. He is author of, The Law of Dismissal in Canada, The Quick Reference Guide to Employment Law and an upcoming book on Canadian Hiring Law. He is Editor In Chief of the Dismissal & Employmnet Law Digest.

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