Interpretation Guidelines Manual British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulations
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT - PART 1 - INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
ESA Section 1 – Definitions – Settlement Agreement
This section contains definitions for terms used throughout the Employment Standards Act and its Regulation.
This section contains definitions for terms used throughout the Employment Standards Act and its Regulation."settlement agreement" means a settlement agreement under Section 78.
"settlement agreement" means a settlement agreement under Section 78.
Under s.78 of the Act, the Director of Employment Standards can assist parties in reaching a settlement agreement to resolve complaints under the Employment Standards Act. Settlement agreements are binding and may be filed in Supreme Court for enforcement.
Under the Act “settlement agreements” are treated the same for wage collection purposes as a determination issued by the director naming a person responsible for unpaid wages.
- s.78, Settlement agreements
- s.87, Lien for unpaid wages
- s.88, Payment of Interest
- s.89, Demand on third party
- s.90, Failure to comply with demand
- s.91, Determination or order may be filed and enforced as judgment
- s.92, Seizure of assets
- s.93, Release of assets
- s.94, Wrongful removal of seized assets