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Thursday, May 30, 2019 9:30 AM
B.C.’s general hourly minimum wage will increase to $13.85 from $12.65, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders will all also increase, effective June 1, 2019.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:02 PM
New legislation to bolster British Columbia’s employment standards will better protect children and youth from dangerous work, and deliver improved support for workers whose rights have been violated.
Monday, April 15, 2019 1:00 PM
To better understand the needs of working people, British Columbians are invited to share their views on ways to close the gap between the minimum wage and a living wage, from April 11 to May 31, 2019.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:52 PM
Budget 2019 is creating opportunities for all British Columbians by delivering a new B.C. Child Opportunity Benefit for kids up to the age of 18, removing interest from B.C. student loans, reducing taxes for businesses and investing in clean energy and climate solutions.
Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:30 PM
Following consultations with British Columbians, businesses, and labour organizations, an independent report on updating B.C.’s Labour Relations Code has been made public, as government considers its recommendations.
Monday, July 16, 2018 1:00 PM
Karen Taylor, a UBC agricultural economist, has been retained by the provincial government to study agriculture piece rates and the minimum wages for farm workers who harvest crops by hand.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 7:30 AM
Employers in British Columbia should note that the general hourly minimum wage will increase to $12.65 from $11.35, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders will also all increase, effective Friday, June 1, 2018.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:40 PM
Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 11:15 AM
British Columbia’s lowest-paid workers will earn a $15-an-hour minimum wage by June 2021, Premier John Horgan announced today, endorsing the recommendations of the Fair Wages Commission.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 8:00 AM
Over the next six weeks, British Columbians have the opportunity to share their perspective on the path to raising B.C.’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.