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Thursday, February 23, 2023 11:45 AM
The Employment Standards Branch will hire more staff to resolve disputes between workers and employers, provide guidance on B.C.’s employment standards, and process employer registrations for temporary foreign workers.
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 11:35 AM
The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will be enshrined in B.C. law to honour the strength and resilience of residential school survivors and remember the children who never came home.
Thursday, December 29, 2022 9:00 AM
Farm workers and producers are reminded that the minimum wage for agricultural piece rates will increase by 2.8% on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.
Wednesday, November 23, 2022 1:00 PM
British Columbians are invited to provide input about employment standards that should be in place to support app-based ride-hailing and food-delivery workers.
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 8:30 AM
Firefighters will now have easier access to workers’ compensation benefits and support services in recognition of their higher risk of developing work-related cancers.
Monday, October 31, 2022 2:16 PM
Amendments to the Workers Compensation Act will better support workers in British Columbia.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 9:30 AM
Changes to employment standards will better protect young people by outlining the types of work that are suitable for those aged 16 to 18.
Monday, September 5, 2022 7:00 AM
Premier John Horgan and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following joint statement marking Labour Day:
Thursday, July 28, 2022 1:00 PM
Government has received a report on successorship when timber harvesting rights are transferred.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 7:00 PM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has released the following statement about the Sea-to-Sky transit labour dispute: