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Managing Garnishments

Half-day Seminar

For certified members, this seminar counts toward 3.5 hours of continuing professional education. Click here to find a date and location in your area.

Employers are required under legislation and by law to enforce garnishments, family support, maintenance orders and certain wage assignments. As such, employers are required to withhold a specified amount or percentage of an employee's wages and remit the amount to the applicable court or government agency.

Managing Garnishments is designed to provide payroll professionals with a complete overview of the legislation, policies and processes with regards to garnishments (including federal and provincial orders), family support, maintenance orders and wage assignments. This course is presented in a multi-jurisdictional platform.

The curriculum covers:

  • Overview/Introduction
    • Definitions and types
      • Requirements to pay
      • Garnishments
      • Family support and maintenance
      • Wage assignments
    • Legislation
  • Processes/Administration
    • Multiple orders
    • Priority
    • Grace periods
    • Due dates
    • Fees/Penalties
    • Reciprocity
  • Earnings exemptions and calculations
    • Federal
    • Provincial (all jurisdictions)
  • Termination of garnishments
    • Employee termination
    • Completion of orders
    • Expiry dates
  • Wage assignments
    • Legislation
    • When to apply
  • Case Studies