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Tuesday, May 31, 2022 8:30 AM
As of June 1, 2022, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost as the minimum wage increases from $15.20 to $15.65 per hour, which is the highest of any province.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 1:51 PM
Changes that make collective bargaining more accessible will help protect workers who want more say about workplace safety, compensation and benefits.
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.
Monday, September 6, 2021 7:00 AM
Premier John Horgan and Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, have issued the following statement marking Labour Day:
Friday, March 26, 2021 8:00 AM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement:
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.