Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS REGULATION - PART 8 - MISCELLANEOUS
ESR Section 50 – Enforcement of orders of associate chair
This section clarifies the authority of an order of the associate chair of the Labour Relations Board.
50. For the purpose of the definition of "wages" in section 1 of the Act and for the purpose of Part 11 of the Act, an order of the associate chair relating to an appeal under section 49 is deemed to be an order of the tribunal.
Under this section, any order made by the associate chair of the Labour Relations Board has the same effect as an order of the Employment Standards Tribunal and the enforcement provisions under Part 11 of the Act apply to the recovery of any unpaid wages.
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