On June 1, 2020, hourly minimum wage rates were increased in British Columbia.
Details of the increase include:
- General minimum wage increases 5.4% to $14.60 per hour, an increase of $0.75 per hour.
- Liquor server minimum wage increases 9.8% to $13.95 per hour, an increase of $1.25 per hour.
- Resident caretaker minimum wage, per month, increases 5.4% to $876.35 for those who ...
For the first time in over two decades, an independent review of the Employment Standards Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 113 (the "Act"), is underway. The review is being conducted by the British Columbia Law Institute's Employment Standards Act Reform Project (the "Project"). The Ministry of Labour is a participant observer in the Project. Given the ministry's involvement, it is ...
Premier John Horgan announced today the next steps in British Columbia's planned move toward a $15 per hour minimum wage, which was a central component of the NDP's political platform in the 2017 provincial election. The provincial government will raise the minimum wage in British Columbia from its current rate of $11.35 per hour to $12.65 by June 2018.
The announcement ...
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