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Learn more about the financial assistance and reimbursements available for these job-related expenses.
Reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed while travelling on government business away from your normal work location. Before you leave, find out what’s covered and how to claim expenses.
Financial support is given to participate in required training, job-related courses, conferences, and other educational activities that will help enhance job skills.
Got a license or credential that is a required for doing your job? Find out if you’re eligible for a reimbursement, allowance or bonus.
In lieu of health and welfare benefits, auxiliary employees receive a compensation allowance of 70¢ per working hour up to a maximum of $49.00 per bi-weekly pay period.
Employees need to be comfortable and safe while on the job. Special clothing or safety equipment required for some jobs are covered by reimbursement or provided by the employer.
If you work in a remote part of the province you may be eligible for a special allowance.
Need to relocate because you’ve won a public service job in a different city? We’ll help pay for your move.
Reimbursement is offered when additional child care expenses are incurred as a result of being away from headquarters or work outside of regular scheduled hours. Between $30 to $60 per day is available, depending on your employee group:
BCGEU PEA Nurses Excluded Employees
If travel is required to receive medical or dental treatment for you or your family, employees are entitled to accommodation and travel expenses up to a maximum of $500 per calendar year. Submit a completed reimbursement of incidental expenses form with original receipts to your expense authority. A statement from a qualified medical or dental practitioner may also be required to confirm treatment could not be provided at your place of residence.
Deputy Ministers and equivalents are provided with a government-leased vehicle with a maximum monthly lease payment of $625 or a vehicle allowance of $580 per month. Read more >>
If your vehicle is damaged while being used for government business you will be reimbursed the lesser of actual vehicle damage repair cost or your vehicle insurance deductible to a maximum of $600. How to make a claim >>
On request, and with reasonable notice we can provide a secure space for you to store personal possessions, wallets and/or purses when at your worksite. In the event that your work-related personal possessions are damaged by a person in the care or custody of the Province, we’ll pay up to a maximum of $150 to replace it. This provision doesn’t apply to articles of clothing or eyewear.
Field crews and mobile employees have special allowances for working away from headquarters.
If you are discharged from work while away from headquarters or temporary headquarters, you will be paid for transportation costs and travel time to your point of hire or residence within the province, whichever is less.