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Wednesday, November 18, 2020 2:30 PM
Premier John Horgan connected with faith leaders from around the province to encourage British Columbians to limit in-person celebrations during upcoming religious and cultural celebrations and over the upcoming holiday season.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:15 AM
Temporary foreign workers who come to B.C. to work will be better protected now that the employers who want to hire these workers will be required to register with the Province as of Dec. 15, 2020.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:00 PM
Back to school plans for K-12 families are now posted for all 60 school districts, so parents and families can prepare to support their children for a safe return to the classroom.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:00 AM
This summer, our government has taken action to provide the most significant improvements to the Workers Compensation Act (WCA) in more than two decades. The current pandemic has highlighted the need for modernization, for stronger occupational health and safety protections and a more balanced workers’ compensation system. The bill we passed this summer drew on several expert reports that had feedback from employers, workers, as well as experts in workers’ compensation systems.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:35 PM
Enhanced safety measures and additional resources will enable most students in grades K-12 to return to school on Sept. 8, 2020, with full-time in-class learning as the province moves to Stage 2 of B.C.’s Education Restart Plan.
Monday, July 20, 2020 12:30 PM
Employers and workers who need to extend temporary layoffs due to COVID-19 can more easily apply for a variance using the Employment Standards Branch’s new online application.
Monday, June 29, 2020 11:00 AM
Taxi and limousine operators will pay less to keep their vehicles on the road as part of the Province’s ongoing work to support the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:15 PM
Following conversations with business and worker representatives, the Province of British Columbia has extended the temporary layoffs provisions to a maximum of 24 weeks expiring on Aug. 30, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic.