Employer of Record in Canada, Offered by Dhi ADT


Dhi ADT helps your business to enter into new markets, fast-track growth, and avoid the hassle of incorporating a new entity by taking care of all local tax laws, payroll processing, social contributions, and health insurance. With our Dhi ADT PEO and EOR Services, you get control without taking on legal entity liabilities, contractor risks, or sacrificing talent or speed to market and no more worrying about local laws, immigration visa and work permit services, tax compliance, or managing international payroll.  

Dhi ADT takes care of everything in 30+ countries. For more details contact us about our Employer of Record in Canada.


Employment Laws in Canada

Capital: Ottawa

Official language: English and French

Currency: Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Payroll Cycle: Monthly

Paid Time Off:  In Canada, employees are entitled to paid holidays based on the length of their employment relationship:
Less than one year of employment - No entitlement unless stated otherwise in the employment contract.

1-5 years of employment - 2 weeks paid leave.
5+ years of employment - 3 weeks paid leave.
10+ years of employment - 4 weeks paid leave.
Employees must use their earned vacation within the 12 months in which it was accrued.

Public Holidays: New Year's Day; Good Friday; Easter Monday; Victoria Day; Canada Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving; Remembrance Day; Christmas Day; Boxing Day; Additional regional holidays may apply.

Individual Income Tax Rates:  The individual income tax rate is determined by several factors, including marital status, level of income, and so on. The average ranges from 15% to 33%.

Employer Cost: Depending on the Province, approximately 10% of employee salary.

Specifics of the Employment Contract: Employment contracts must be in writing in English, but French is also acceptable in Quebec.


Minimum Wage Requirements: The general minimum wage is CAD 15.00 per hour, or CAD 13.00 for students and employees under the age of 18.

Maximum Working hours and overtime: The maximum working time is usually 48 hours per week and 8 hours per day. Specific requirements vary depending on the province and industry.


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