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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.
Monday, July 16, 2018 1:00 PM
Karen Taylor, a UBC agricultural economist, has been retained by the provincial government to study agriculture piece rates and the minimum wages for farm workers who harvest crops by hand.
Sunday, June 17, 2018 9:00 AM
Claire Trevena, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following statement on the 60th anniversary of the Second Narrows Bridge collapse:
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 12:00 PM
The Government of British Columbia has underscored its commitment to work with Indigenous peoples in the spirit of respect and collaboration by introducing a set of draft principles designed to guide the daily work of provincial government employees. Don Wright, head of the BC Public Service shared the draft principles with all 27,000 public service employees on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 8:00 AM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement today, to recognize May 1, 2018, as International Workers’ Day:
Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:15 AM
Workers who earn an alternate minimum wage — including liquor servers, piece-rate farm workers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders — will soon see a pay raise, Minister of Labour Harry Bains announced today.