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Owner of Taxicab Business Fined $15,000 After Failing to Pay Employee

Category | Health and Safety    Posted by SafetyON | May 15, 2016

NEWS Ministry of Labour  
 
Owner of Taxicab Business Fined $15,000 After Failing to Pay Employee
April 29, 2016 12:00 P.M.


 
GUELPH, ON - Danial Ward Warren operating as Dan's Taxi has been fined $15,000 for failure to pay money owed to an employee after being ordered to do so by a Ministry of Labour employment standards officer.  The order was issued when the company failed to pay an employee minimum wage and other entitlements in the amount of $14,561. Danial Ward Warren was operating a taxi business in Fergus, Ontario. After investigating an employment standards claim submitted to the Ministry of Labour, an employment officer issued an order to pay wages in December 2015 to the employer. The employment standards officer determined that the employer failed to pay minimum wage and termination pay, resulting in a contravention of the Employment Standards Act.

After a trial, the court convicted Danial Ward Warren of failing to comply with the employment standards officer's order.

In addition to the fine, the court also ordered Danial Ward Warren to pay the wages owing to the employee.

The fine was imposed by Justice of the Peace Walter W. Rojek in Guelph on April 27, 2016.

Court Information at a Glance

Location:
Provincial Offences Court/Ontario Court of Justice
59 Carden Street
Courtroom #1
Guelph, Ontario

Judge:
Justice of the Peace Walter W. Rojek

Date of Sentencing:
April 27, 2016

Defendant:
Danial Ward Warren/Dan's Taxi
Fergus, Ontario

Matter:
Employment standards

Conviction:
Employment Standards Act
Section 103(8)
Section 132

Crown Counsel:
Graeme Adams
 
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