Canadian Payroll Association: Payroll Compliance Legislation - DPS 16400

DPS 16400 42 hours

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Students who complete this course will acquire an overview of payroll compliance responsibilities, payroll-related legislation, employment standards legislation and Workers’ Compensation Acts in additional to being able to effectively communicate with all stakeholders.


On completion of this course, students will:

  • Describe payroll’s objectives and stakeholders;
  • Identify an employer/employee relationship;
  • Apply federal and provincial legislation to payroll, including:
    • The Canada Pension Plan
    • The Employment Insurance Act
    • The Income Tax Act
    • Employment Standards legislation
    • Worker’s Compensation Acts
    • Quebec-specific legislation
  • Communicate the payroll compliance requirements to various stakeholders.
  • The Canadian Payroll Association passing mark is 65%

Additional Comments

  • This course is only available to students enrolled in the Full-time Human Resource Management Diploma program.
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