Promoting Awareness of Employment Standards - Act Part 1, Section 5


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This section explains the director’s activity to increase public awareness of the Act. 

Text of Legislation

5. The director must develop and carry out policies to promote greater awareness of this Act.

Policy Interpretation


General information about the Branch, Branch publications, dispute resolution services and information on the operation, application and interpretation of the Employment Standards Act and Employment Standards Regulation can be found on the Branch website.

Information Line

Contact the Employment Standards Branch for more information about the provisions of the Act.

Branch Offices

Employment Standards Branch staff are available between 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; Monday through Friday to answer public enquires respecting the operation, application and interpretation of the Employment Standards Act and Regulation.

Public Speaking Engagements

Speaking engagements can be arranged through regional Employment Standards Branch offices. Examples of groups who have used this service in the past are high schools, colleges, universities and other non-profit educational institutions, and sector and employer groups.

Delegates, where possible, will deliver or participate in sessions. The institution or sponsoring group is responsible for providing the facilities, advertising the program and registering participants. There is no charge for presentations.

The Employment Standards Branch may initiate presentations and/or consultations with specific sectors and employer groups.