Human Resources

Startup Guide
Browse through the Hiring Section of this guide for a list of requirements and resources related to hiring employees.

Funding Handbook
Browse through the Employment & Training Programs section our guide to discover the funding resources that are available to help hire and train your employee.  

Employment Options
Discover the full range of free employment services provided to help you in the recruiting and training process.

Guide RC4110 – Employee or Self-Employed
Hiring an employee or a contractor? Understand how to determine a worker’s employment status.

How Payroll Works
Learn payroll steps, your responsibilities as an employer, and more.

Payroll Deductions Online Calculator
Calculate federal and provincial payroll deductions.

Income Tax Deductions
Learn your responsibilities related to deducting income tax from your employee’s income.

Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
Learn when and how to deduct CPP contributions from an employee’s pensionable earnings.

Employment Insurance (EI)
Learn how to calculate EI deductions from your employee’s renumeration.

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Learn about your compliance responsibilities.

Workplace Health and Safety (Ministry of Labour)
Explore this website for health and safety regulations and prevention tips.

Employment Standards (Ministry of Labour)
Learn the minimum standards that employers and employees must follow.

Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) 
Learn how the ORPP will be phased in by 2020.

Your obligations when an employee leaves
Find out what your legal obligations are when it comes to an employee leaving your business, either temporarily or permanently.

BDC’s HR Tips and Tools
Learn the tips to recruiting, managing and terminating employees.