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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.
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.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 7:30 AM
Premier John Horgan has released the following statement in recognition of the National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured in the workplace:
Friday, April 24, 2020 12:00 PM
B.C.’s provincial health officer (PHO) has released an order for industrial camps and guidelines to protect people working in the silviculture sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday, March 23, 2020 4:53 PM
The Province has made two significant changes to the Employment Standards Act to better support workers both during the COVID-19 public health emergency and in the long term.