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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:
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 2:00 PM
The B.C. government is bringing in new protections to help keep workers safe from the danger of asbestos.
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.