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Friday, December 28, 2018 9:00 AM
The minimum wage for farm workers paid by piece rate will increase by 11.5% on Jan. 1, 2019, making life more affordable for workers who hand-harvest certain crops in B.C.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 1:45 PM
The B.C. government has released a report that includes a wide range of draft recommendations on ways to reduce exposure to asbestos, to protect workers, homeowners, the public and the environment from the dangers of asbestos.
Friday, December 7, 2018 1:00 PM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, is appointing one new member and re-appointing three members to WorkSafeBC’s board of directors, ensuring that the board has the expertise needed to provide leadership in workers’ compensation and workplace health and safety.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 3:00 PM
Recently, I introduced new legislation that will better protect thousands of people coming to work in B.C. under the federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
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.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 12:30 PM
People coming to work in B.C. under the federal Temporary Foreign Worker Program will have better protection against exploitation and abuse as a result of new legislation that has been introduced.
Monday, October 1, 2018 2:50 PM
To deliver on the Fair Wages Commission’s next phase of work to make life more affordable for workers, Danielle van Jaarsveld, professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Sauder School of Business, has been appointed the new chair effective Oct. 1, 2018.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 9:00 AM
Workers’ rights must be protected.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:30 AM
The past year has been an exciting time for our province, our community and our workforce.
Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:00 AM
The British Columbia government has proclaimed Friday, July 27, 2018, as Ginger Goodwin Day, to celebrate Albert (Ginger) Goodwin, a pioneer of B.C.’s labour movement.