Recruiters of foreign workers to British Columbia are reminded of the Oct. 1, 2019, deadline to become licensed — a requirement under the Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act introduced in 2018.
Displaced forestry workers can access direct, hands-on supports at job placement co-ordination offices now open in five Interior communities.
As part of its ongoing work to ensure working people earn a fair wage, the Province has released a study on the economic impact of piece rates in British Columbia.
A report reviewing government’s and WorkSafeBC’s actions following two fatal sawmill explosions recommends changes to strengthen and streamline the investigative process, provide more accountability and better supports and safeguards for workers.
Four appointments have been made to WorkSafeBC’s governance board, including one new director and three re-appointed directors.
Employers, parents, young people and the public are invited to share their views on how best to protect children in the workplace by providing feedback on what types of jobs or work duties are safe for children to perform as part of their employment.
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