British Columbia Labour Minister, Harry Bains, announced that effective June 1, 2023, the general minimum wage in BC will increase by $1.10, elevating the minimum wage from $15.65 an hour to $16.75.Read more
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The B.C. Government introduced Bill 1 – 2023 Pay Transparency Act, if passed into law it will take B.C. out of the list of provinces that do not have a pay transparency or pay equity legislation.Read more
The new Bill, when passed into law, will establish the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation as a statutory holiday for all provincially regulated employers in B.C.Read more
The B.C. Labour Relations Board has overturned its own prior decision, finding that the B.C. Labour Relations Code does not permit provincially regulated unionized employees to refuse to cross a picket line associated with a federally regulated work dispute.Read more
Effective June 1, 2022 the general minimum wage in BC increased to $15.65 per hour. BC now has the highest minimum wage of all provinces in Canada.Read more
More than double the highest-ever payment to a complainant for injury to dignity, $176,000 in general damages as part of an award in which the total damages approach $1,000,000.Read more