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Thursday, April 28, 2022 7:30 AM
Premier John Horgan and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following statement:
Friday, April 22, 2022 12:30 PM
B.C. firefighters will soon have easier access to workers’ compensation benefits and support services in recognition of their higher risk of developing work-related cancers.
Thursday, April 21, 2022 9:00 AM
British Columbians are invited to provide feedback on what types of work are too hazardous to be done by youth under age 16, and in some cases, under 19.
Monday, March 28, 2022 2:42 PM
Amendments to B.C.’s Employment Standards Act will strengthen paid sick leave legislation to protect workers and simplify the administrative process for businesses.
Monday, March 14, 2022 1:15 PM
On June 1, 2022, B.C.'s lowest-paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing from $15.20 to $15.65 an hour.
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 11:30 AM
As people across the globe join together to honour and celebrate International Women’s Day, B.C. is set to begin consultations on new pay transparency legislation.
Monday, December 6, 2021 9:00 AM
Six directors have been reappointed to WorkSafeBC’s governance board.
Saturday, December 4, 2021 1:00 PM
A new chair has been appointed to lead the organization that workers or employers can access if they want to appeal a decision from WorkSafeBC.
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, June 17, 2021 1:15 PM
Starting Thursday, June 17, 2021, employers can apply for reimbursement of wages paid to workers who have taken sick leave related to COVID-19.