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Sunday, September 20, 2020 9:00 AM
The Ministry of Labour will begin a focused engagement with stakeholders about contract tendering in B.C.’s forestry sector to identify improvements that will support the long-term stability of jobs and economic recovery in the sector.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 10:15 AM
Temporary foreign workers who come to B.C. to work will be better protected now that the employers who want to hire these workers will be required to register with the Province as of Dec. 15, 2020.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 8:00 AM
This summer, our government has taken action to provide the most significant improvements to the Workers Compensation Act (WCA) in more than two decades. The current pandemic has highlighted the need for modernization, for stronger occupational health and safety protections and a more balanced workers’ compensation system. The bill we passed this summer drew on several expert reports that had feedback from employers, workers, as well as experts in workers’ compensation systems.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 3:35 PM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has appointed Sandra Banister, QC, to conduct a review of layoff and recall rights of unionized workers in British Columbia’s hotel sector as a result of COVID-19.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:45 AM
Workers and employers who need to extend temporary layoffs beyond the Aug. 30, 2020, expiry date are reminded to apply for a variance using the Employment Standards Branch’s new online application by Aug. 25.
Monday, July 20, 2020 12:30 PM
Employers and workers who need to extend temporary layoffs due to COVID-19 can more easily apply for a variance using the Employment Standards Branch’s new online application.
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.
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.
Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:45 AM
Her life unravelled bit by bit.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:45 PM
Budget 2020 moves British Columbia forward by building the infrastructure the growing province needs, supporting thousands of new jobs, strengthening investments in health and education and making life more affordable for everyone.