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Thursday, January 20, 2022 10:00 AM
Ten years ago, two workers were killed and 20 others were injured in an explosion at the Babine Forest Products mill near Burns Lake.
Thursday, December 30, 2021 10:00 AM
Employers and workers throughout B.C. are reminded that, as of Jan. 1, 2022, eligible employees are entitled to a minimum of five paid sick days each year if they have worked at the organization for at least 90 days.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:15 PM
Paid sick leave will be standard for workers in British Columbia beginning Jan. 1, 2022, with a minimum of five paid sick days each year.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:45 AM
Employers are reminded that changes to employment standards that better protect young people will be in force on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 7:30 AM
British Columbians are invited to have their say on three proposed options for permanent paid sick leave shaped by their responses to the first phase of consultation.
Monday, September 6, 2021 7:00 AM
Premier John Horgan and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following statement marking Labour Day:
Thursday, August 5, 2021 9:00 AM
British Columbians are invited to provide input into the development of made-in-B.C. permanent paid sick leave to support workers and protect workplaces.
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.
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.