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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:00 PM
Vancouver lawyer Lisa Helps has been contracted by the Province to assess how WorkSafeBC implemented worker safety recommendations following the two sawmill explosions at Babine Forest Products and Lakeland Mills.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 3:30 PM
To increase the confidence of workers and employers, the British Columbia government will undertake a formal review of its workers’ compensation system with the appointment of retired labour lawyer Janet Patterson.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 1:00 PM
For the next month, British Columbians are invited to share their views before government makes changes to B.C.’s Employment Standards Act.
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, January 3, 2019 9:00 AM
For speakers of Hausa, Cebuano or one of over 100 other languages, real-time access to information about B.C.'s employment standards, in their native tongue, is now just a phone call away.
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.