What is reporting pay?
Reporting pay, sometimes referred to as call-in pay, is the minimum amount an employer is required to pay an employee for reporting to work for a shift. Examples of this include when employees are scheduled to work a shift and the shift is cancelled or shortened, or when employees are called into work when not previously scheduled.
Reporting pay is meant to ensure that all employees called into work, where there are no regularly scheduled hours or outside of their regularly scheduled hours, are compensated for any expenses or costs incurred by having to report to work.
Reporting Pay by Province
The following table outlines the reporting pay by province:
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- For more information on reporting pay, including frequently asked questions and sample scenarios, see the legislation here
Disclaimer: The information provided in this guide is for informational purposes only. It is not professional financial or legal advice nor is it intended to be a substitute therefore. Where there are discrepancies between the guide and information provided by the federal government, provincial government, or the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) or Revenu Québec, defer to the guidelines provided by the governing agencies.