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Access information on recruiting, hiring and managing relationships with your employees, and learn about your ongoing responsibilities such as payroll, pension, taxes, compensation, health and safety.

  • Hiring employees

    Know your obligations and opportunities when it comes to hiring employees.

Your obligations

  • Payroll

    Find out how to deduct Canada Pension Plan contributions, Employment Insurance (EI) premiums and income tax from your employees pay, and report them to the CRA.

  • Employee or self-employed

    Discover how this guide can help you determine your own or your workers' employment status.

  • Employer responsibilities — The payroll steps

    As an employer, you must follow a number of steps for managing your employees' payroll. Understand your obligations.

  • Record of Employment on the Web (ROE Web)

    Use this secure application to create, submit and print Records of Employment (ROEs) via the Internet in preparation for the interruption of employee earnings.

  • ROE Web Benefits

    Watch this Service Canada video to find out the benefits to your business when you file Records of Employment online.

  • T4 — Information for employers

    Find out how to complete and file a T4 slip, a form that states the wages paid to and taxes withheld from an employee, and obtain downloadable and printable forms.

  • Employment standards

    Find out about your obligations related to wages, vacation and other leave, statutory holidays, hours of work and overtime.

  • Employment equity and human rights

    Find out how to create a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment.

  • Workplace health and safety regulations

    Find out what you need to do to ensure the health and safety of your employees while they are at work.

  • Health and safety

    Find information about your responsibilities concerning occupational health and safety, including what you can do to prevent accidents.

  • 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.

Managing your employees