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29 Recommendations for Amendments Made to the BC Labour Relations Code

Victoria, Oct. 25, 2018 — Following consultations with British Columbians, businesses, and labour organizations, an independent report on updating BC’s Labour Relations Code has been made public, as government considers its recommendations. The report, Recommendations for Amendments to the Labour Relations Code, makes 29 recommendations, covering a wide range of topics, such as union certification … Read More




WorkSafeBC Raising Awareness About Impairment in the Workplace

Richmond, B.C. (Oct. 16, 2018) — WorkSafeBC is launching an awareness campaign to educate employers and workers about impairment in the workplace, as the legalization of recreational cannabis takes effect October 17. “Impairment in the workplace isn’t a new issue in B.C., but it’s become top of mind as cannabis becomes legal for recreational use,” … Read More


Nominations Open for the 2019 Small Business BC Awards

The annual Small Business BC Awards competition is now open for nominations and public voting. The Small Business BC Awards is the largest small business awards competition in the province. These awards recognize the outstanding achievements of BC’s entrepreneurs and celebrate the contributions new and existing businesses registered in BC, with fewer than 50 employees, … Read More


BC Wage Survey

In partnership with the BC Hotel Association, we are conducting a comprehensive wage survey. This study will provide insights into the average wages for key staff positions in the hotel industry. The survey takes less than 20 minutes to complete and survey participants will receive the results for free in early October. Those who do … Read More


Cook Training Harmonization Survey

The Industry Training Authority (ITA) is seeking industry feedback on the Canada-wide Harmonization of the Cook (Professional Cook) trade. If you are currently working in the sector,  are familiar with the apprenticeship system, and have experience sponsoring a Cook Apprentice, the ITA would like to hear your input. For a link to the 3-5 minute … Read More




WorkSafeBC seeks feedback on proposed policy amendments regarding the COR Program

Previously, WorksafeBC had requested stakeholder feedback on proposals to strengthen and standardize Certificate of Recognition (COR) policies, COR Audit Standard, and other components of the program across all certifying partners. The feedback was used to establish the proposed future state of the following COR components: Audit Standard – provide a single, scalable audit standard scalable … Read More

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