Contact the Employment Standards Branch

The Employment Standards Branch administers the Employment Standards Act and Regulation.


Get help with B.C. employment standards


Quick question?

Text us to get a quick answer about B.C. employment standards.

Text us: 604-660-2421

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Get help with an issue

Find answers to general enquiries about employment standards in British Columbia.

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Make a complaint

Submit a complaint about an employment standards issue or dispute at work.

Start the complaint process


Other ways to contact us

By phone: Call toll-free 1-833-236-3700 for help about a specific work situation in the language of your choice, Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm (Pacific Time).

In person: Most issues can be solved without visiting an office. To promote physical distancing, please consider using our phone or email services whenever possible. If you cannot contact us by phone or email and need in-person service, please follow all posted safety instructions during your visit.

By mail: 

PO Box 9570 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, BC  V8W 9K1