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Payroll Services

Payroll Services is primarily responsible for processing 3 separate payroll groups (approximately 8000 employees) while adhering to Employment Standards Act 2000 (ESA), The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and 10 Collective Agreements. Payroll groups include Monthly paid employees, bi-weekly CUPE 229 paid employees, and bi-weekly Casual employees.
Other tasks include monthly reconciliation of payroll-related deductions & corresponding payments to 3rd party vendors (various unions, Queen’s Pension Plan, GWL, CRA, EHT, WSIB, RESP, and United Way).
Emergency or off cycle cheques are processed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The initial request for an off cycle cheque is done via Client Services, Human Resources.  Please see the policies tab of the Financial Services website for more details.


The main responsibilities of Payroll Services include:

  • Issuance of Records of Employment (ROE)
  • Banking & Tax form (TD 1& TD1-ON) updates
  • Garnishment administration
  • Overpayment calculations and corresponding employee billings & collections
  • Retro, SUB Plan and late hire calculations & additional payments
  • Service Provider deduction uploads (ARC, Parking, Micro loan, Advancement)
  • PeopleSoft HCM payroll maintenance, testing and reporting
  • Payroll-related analysis & reporting of Annual Charities, Fiscal Salary & Benefits and departmental GL issues
  • Employee UHIP administration
  • External Audits (CRA, EHT, WSIB)
  • Annual CRA reporting of T4 & T4A for employees
    • Coordination of Queen's T4A Box 105 for Student Awards, Graduate Research Assistants (GRA) and Student Tuition Payments




Name Title Ext (613-533-6000) E-mail
Christina Blanchard Associate Director, Payroll x75919
Michelle McFadzen Payroll Officer x74321
Beverly Lee-Shattler Payroll Coordinator x78480
Erica Moorhead Payroll Advisor x78730
Joanne Furlong          Junior Payroll Advisor
Sarah Heeney Payroll Administrator x75275

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