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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.
Monday, September 7, 2020 7:00 AM
Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement to recognize Labour Day:
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 12:15 PM
The Province has protected jobs and workers impacted by COVID-19 with an online variance application that simplified the process to extend temporary layoffs, resulting in the approval of more than 500 variances that protect more than 9,100 jobs across a variety of economic sectors.
Monday, August 31, 2020 1:00 PM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement regarding the release of a report reviewing B.C.’s unionized hotel sector as a result of COVID-19:
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:00 AM
Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, has issued the following statement on the release of Janet Patterson’s report, New Directions: Report of the Workers’ Compensation Board Review, 2019:
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.
Friday, August 14, 2020 3:33 PM
A new chair has been appointed to the board of directors of WorkSafeBC.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:15 PM
With only two weeks until the application deadline, employees and employers who need to extend temporary layoffs beyond the Aug. 30, 2020, expiry date are entering a critical phase to meet deadlines.
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.