Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT - PART 11 - ENFORCEMENT

ESA Section 101 – Publication of violators’ names


Contents:

Summary
Text of Legislation
Policy Interpretation
Related Information


Summary

This section explains the director’s right to publish the names of employers who contravene the Act. 


Text of Legislation

101. (1) The director may compile information relating to contraventions of this Act or the regulations, including information identifying the persons who, according to a determination or an order of the tribunal, committed the contraventions.

(2) Despite the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the director may

(a) publish information compiled under subsection (1), and

(b) make that information available for public inspection during regular business hours at offices of the Employment Standards Branch.


Policy Interpretation

Information that is protected by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act will not be published. 


Related Information

Related sections of the Act or Regulation

Other

Freedom of Information Act and Protection of Privacy Act, [RSBC 1996] Chapter 165