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Failure to Provide Records Results in Fine for Employer

Released on March 22, 2021

A Saskatchewan company was fined $2,100 in Rosetown Provincial Court on March 11, 2021, for failing to provide payroll records to an employment standards officer.  

Joanne Elstad, operating as D&J Liquid Manure, pleaded guilty to contravening section 2-95(1)(a)(vi) of The Saskatchewan Employment Act (fail to provide records in the time and manner required by an employment standards officer.)

The company was fined $1,500 plus a surcharge of $600. 

Employers are required to keep payroll records for all employees.  They are also required to provide those records to an employment standards officer if they are asked to do so.

To learn more about payroll administration visit


For more information, contact:

Jennifer Toews
Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
Phone: 306-787-1331

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