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Thursday, December 30, 2021 10:00 AM
Employers and workers throughout B.C. are reminded that, as of Jan. 1, 2022, eligible employees are entitled to a minimum of five paid sick days each year if they have worked at the organization for at least 90 days.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 12:15 PM
Paid sick leave will be standard for workers in British Columbia beginning Jan. 1, 2022, with a minimum of five paid sick days each year.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:45 AM
Employers are reminded that changes to employment standards that better protect young people will be in force on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 7:30 AM
British Columbians are invited to have their say on three proposed options for permanent paid sick leave shaped by their responses to the first phase of consultation.
Monday, September 6, 2021 7:00 AM
Premier John Horgan and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following statement marking Labour Day:
Thursday, August 5, 2021 9:00 AM
British Columbians are invited to provide input into the development of made-in-B.C. permanent paid sick leave to support workers and protect workplaces.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 2:30 PM
New changes to employment standards will better protect young people at work by raising the general working age in British Columbia from 12 to 16 and defining the types of jobs appropriate for those under 16.
Monday, May 31, 2021 7:45 AM
On June 1, 2021, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing to $15.20 an hour and the lower discriminatory minimum wage for liquor servers ending.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:20 AM
Workers will soon have access to a made-in-B.C. paid sick leave program that will support workers to stay home when they are sick during the pandemic and afterward, including permanent paid sick leave, as a result of legislation tabled Tuesday, May 11, 2021.
Monday, April 19, 2021 1:50 PM
The B.C. government has introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act that, if passed, will provide workers with up to three hours of paid leave to get each dose of their COVID-19 vaccine.