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Ontario Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 3 days a year for sick  leave

Other: 2 days bereavement leave and 3 days family responsibility leave

Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time.

Entitled to 2 weeks of vacation after each of the first year of employment and must be paid at least 4% of vacationable earnings.

After 5 years of employment, entitlement is 3 weeks  with 6% vacationable earnings.

Statutory Holidays: New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.*Easter Monday is for government employees only.



General Minimum Wage: $16.55 per hour

Overtime Hours: Weekly Overtime – All hours worked over 44 hours in a week.

Statutory Holiday Pay: Wages in 4 weeks before holiday divided by 20


Average Workers’ Comp Assessable Rate 2021: $1.37 per $100

Maximum Assessable/Insurable Earnings 2021: $102,800