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Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:45 AM
Workers and employers who need to extend temporary layoffs beyond the Aug. 30, 2020, expiry date are reminded to apply for a variance using the Employment Standards Branch’s new online application by Aug. 25.
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.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 12:58 PM
Changes to the Workers Compensation Act will provide better support to injured workers and their families and enhance WorkSafeBC’s ability to investigate workplace incidents, while keeping premiums low.
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.
Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:00 PM
Government is continuing to support cannabis workers and provide greater flexibility in the legal non-medical cannabis industry.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 6:00 AM
Child care providers and parents can continue to count on funding from the Province to support the ongoing operations of child care centres throughout British Columbia.
Monday, June 1, 2020 8:00 AM
To support B.C.’s lowest paid workers, the general hourly minimum wage is increasing to $14.60, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders are also increasing, effective Monday, June 1, 2020.
Friday, May 15, 2020 1:45 PM
As British Columbia prepares to enter Phase 2 of its economic restart plan, the Province welcomes the release of the initial set of WorkSafeBC guidelines that will help businesses and organizations develop their plans to reopen safely in the coming days and weeks.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 12:00 PM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement on the death of Ralph McGinn, board chair of WorkSafeBC:
Monday, May 4, 2020 9:00 AM
To ease financial hardship on businesses and to keep employees connected with their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, government has extended the temporary layoff period to 16 weeks for COVID-19 related reasons.