Do employment standards apply to you?
Not every work issue is related to employment standards
Get advice about staying safe at work. Report a work-related injury, health or safety issue to WorkSafeBC.
Get advice and resources to prevent and address workplace bullying or harassment.
Learn about the Human Rights Code, file a human rights complaint or search for a decision.
Find out if you qualify, or get help with benefit payments or your record of employment (ROE).
Get help with income taxes, payroll or tax information for individuals, businesses, charities, and trusts.
Resolve disputes involving goods and services, debts, insurance, property and construction.
Find out if you're eligible to work temporarily in Canada and how to apply for a work permit.
Learn about programs to support forestry workers impacted by industry downturns in northern British Columbia.
Report any criminal behaviour like theft or assault to the police. You can also get advice from a lawyer.
Several types of workplaces, workers and professions set their own standards or are federally-regulated.
Unions have collective agreements that set workplace standards for their members.
Self-employed workers are responsible for setting their own workplace standards.
Some members of professional associations aren't covered by B.C. employment standards.
Some sectors, industries or types of workers have specific regulations that only apply to them.
Workers performing specific types of duties or receiving certain benefits aren't covered by B.C. employment standards.
If you're not sure whether B.C. employment standards apply...
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