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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.
Thursday, June 17, 2021 1:15 PM
Starting Thursday, June 17, 2021, employers can apply for reimbursement of wages paid to workers who have taken sick leave related to COVID-19.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:15 PM
Workplaces in B.C. will soon be more inclusive for people who wear religious head coverings without compromising workplace safety, thanks to changes WorkSafeBC is making to B.C.’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulation on safety headgear.
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.
Friday, May 21, 2021 9:15 AM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement on paid sick leave for COVID-19:
Friday, May 14, 2021 3:30 PM
Since 2019, the Bridging to Retirement Program has been a high-demand, crucial support for displaced forestry workers in the Interior, especially as it came as the industry was facing downturns and hard times.
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.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 10:55 AM
Amendments to the Employment Standards Act providing workers with up to three hours of paid leave to get each dose of their COVID-19 vaccine are now in effect, retroactive to April 19, 2021.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:30 AM
Premier John Horgan and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following statement:
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.