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Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:30 PM
New changes to employment standards will better protect young people at work by raising the general working age in British Columbia from 12 to 16 and defining the types of jobs appropriate for those under 16.
Monday, May 31, 2021 7:45 AM
On June 1, 2021, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing to $15.20 an hour and the lower discriminatory minimum wage for liquor servers ending.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:20 AM
Workers will soon have access to a made-in-B.C. paid sick leave program that will support workers to stay home when they are sick during the pandemic and afterward, including permanent paid sick leave, as a result of legislation tabled Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
Monday, April 19, 2021 1:50 PM
The B.C. government has introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act that, if passed, will provide workers with up to three hours of paid leave to get each dose of their COVID-19 vaccine.
Thursday, April 1, 2021 11:45 AM
As part of B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan, workers can take the time they need to receive the COVID-19 vaccine without fear of losing their jobs.
Friday, March 26, 2021 8:00 AM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement:
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 9:30 AM
As we come to the end of this difficult year, I am reflecting on how the pandemic has highlighted the courage and importance of working people.