Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS REGULATION - PART 8 - MISCELLANEOUS

ESR Section 47 – Complaints of contraventions of this regulation


Contents:

Summary
Text of Legislation
Policy Interpretation
Related Information


Summary

This section explains which sections of this Regulation can be the subject of a complaint.


Text of Legislation

47. A contravention of section 6, 14, 18 (2), 21, 22, 23 or 35 (2) of this regulation may be the subject of a complaint under section 74 of the Act.


Policy Interpretation

Note: ss.21 and 23 of this Regulation have been repealed and are no longer in effect.

This section identifies the sections of the Regulation under which any person may make a complaint under s.74 of the Act. The provisions are:

Section 6. Duties of farm labour contractors

Section 14. Maximum room and board rates for domestics

Section 18(2) Farm labour contractors – display of notice

Section 21. Repealed

Section 22. Rest periods for residential care workers

Section 23. Repealed

Section 35(2) Resident caretakers – display of notice of hours of work

When a complaint is made under s.74 of the Act, the Director must proceed with a review under s.76 of the Act.

Where it is found that there has been a contravention of a section of this Regulation, a determination may be issued under s.79 of the Act. When a determination is issued under s.79 an escalating monetary penalty will apply, subject to s.98 of the Act and s.29 of the Regulation.

Refer to s.74 of the Act for information on complaint filing time limits.


Related Information

Related sections of the Act or Regulation

ESA

ESR

Other

See Employment Standards Factsheets

Factsheets

Domestic Workers

Resident Caretakers

Enforcement Measures and Penalties