A London-area company has been fined a total of $66,000 for Employment Standards Act-related violations.
STF Development Group Ltd., of Lambeth, and two of its directors, were sentenced Jan. 23 in St. Thomas provincial court. They had been convicted on 16 counts of failing to comply with orders to pay back wages.
Between July, 2011 and January, 2012, the company and its directors, Gregory Monck and Cynthia Monck, failed to pay wages of more than $3,400, as directed by a Ministry of Labour employment standards officer.
STF Development Group, which provides electrical, excavation, waste water and septic and tree-panting services, was fined $30,000. The directors, Gregory Monck and Cynthia Monck, were fined $18,000 each.
Justice of the Peace Peter Aharan handed down the fines under the Employment Standards Act.
A 25-per-cent victim fine surcharge is automatically added to the fines, under the Provincial Offences Act. That money is used to assist victims of crime.
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