Vacationable earnings by province for "Other Income" types

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Every province in Canada has employment standards legislation that sets out the minimum vacation pay requirement that an employer must provide to their employees, and as part of that, the province will define if an income type qualifies as "Vacationable Earnings."

 

Vacationable Earnings per Province

To help, we've compiled this list to help you quickly and easily understand which income types are "Vacationable Earnings" in the provinces where your team members are employed.

Table Legend

Y = Included in Vacationable Earnings

N = Not Included in Vacationable Earnings

Type  BC AB SK MB ON NB PE NS NL YT NT NU
Bonus Discretionary N N N N N N N N N N N N
Bonus Work-related Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Car Allowance N N N N N N N N N N N N
Cell Phone Allowance N N N N N N N N N N N N
Commission Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Controlled Tips N N N Y N N N N N N N N
Double Overtime Y N Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Extra Pay Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Holiday Pay Y N Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
Other Pay Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Pay in Lieu of Notice Y N Y N Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y
Retroactive Pay Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Retroactive Pay Hourly Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Severance N N N N N N N N N N N N
Sick Pay Y N N N N N Y N N N N N
Time Worked on Holiday Y N Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y
Vacation Payout Y Y Y N N N N N Y N Y Y
Vacation Payout - Time Off Y Y Y N N N N N Y N Y Y
Bereavement Leave Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Flex Time Off* Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Personal Time Off** Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Unpaid Time Off (Salaried) N N N N N N N N N N N N

 

About Humi's New Income Types

Humi offers you easy solutions to make payroll processing simpler. To help ensure your company remains compliant with local legislation, we take a conservative approach to vacationable earnings. Have a look at the new income types below to learn more.

Bereavement Leave Flex Time Off Personal Time Off

Humi treats Paid Bereavement Leave as Vacationable Earnings. This is a conservative approach to ensure employees accrue Vacation Pay at the minimum legal requirement.

If your business offers a “Paid Bereavement Leave” policy, and you have determined that these earnings are not vacationable earnings, you can request a Custom Income Type where the earnings are not considered vacationable.

 

We hope this table helped make figuring out vacationable earnings a little easier for you! In addition, you can learn more about compensation using the links below. 

  Discover More about Compensations

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