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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.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 8:00 AM
British Columbians are invited to provide feedback on proposed health and safety requirements for contractors, employers and workers who undertake asbestos abatement work.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 6:30 AM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement on the workers’ compensation system:
Monday, December 6, 2021 9:00 AM
Six directors have been reappointed to WorkSafeBC’s governance board.
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.
Monday, September 6, 2021 7:00 AM
Premier John Horgan and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following statement marking Labour Day:
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.
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:
Friday, April 9, 2021 10:15 AM
On June 1, 2021, B.C. liquor servers will get a pay boost as the lower liquor server minimum wage is replaced with the general minimum wage of $15.20 an hour.