Labour relations board cuts fine in half for struggling restaurant

Restaurant in Kingston, Ont., failed to pay workers properly
|Canadian Employment Law Today

The Ontario Labour Relations Board sliced a struggling restaurant’s fine in half after it failed to give holiday pay to 23 employees.

In April 2004 an employment standards officer said Stoney’s Waterfront Café in Kingston, Ont., was committing a number of violations. It was not paying holiday pay correctly and not all workers were receiving the province’s new minimum wage. There were also issues with vacation pay and regular wages.

The officer issued a notice of contravention under the province’s