The Employment Standards Act requires that farm labour contractors, employment agencies and talent agencies be licensed before carrying on business in B.C.
For information on obtaining a child employment permit, please see Young People.
BC Day, August 7, 2017 and Labour Day, September 4, 2017, are the next statutory holidays.
Effective September 15, 2016, minimum wage is $10.85 per hour and the liquor server minimum wage is $9.60 per hour.
Read the Employment Standards Act and the Employment Standards Regulation. Get a section by section interpretation of the Act here.
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