Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT - PART 1 - INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

ESA Section 1 – Definitions – Special Clothing


Contents:

Summary
Text of Legislation
Policy Interpretation
Related Information


Summary

This section contains definitions for terms used throughout the Employment Standards Act and its Regulation.


Text of Legislation

"special clothing" includes a uniform and a specified brand of clothing;


Policy Interpretation

“Special clothing” includes a specific style of clothes, or clothes purchased from a specific supplier.

Refer to s.25 of the Act for the application and interpretation of what constitutes “special clothing” under the Act.


Related Information

Employment Standards Tribunal Decisions

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Related sections of the Act or Regulation

ESA

Other

See Employment Standards Factsheets

Factsheets

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