Employment Standards Branch
For non-union employer/employee inquiries, wages, overtime and statutory pay, maternity leave, and severance pay. Can clarify labour rules and is a good place to start if you feel that you are being unlawfully exploited. Administers the Employment Standards Act and Reg.
Workers’ Compensation Board
Provincial Call Centre: 1-888-967-5377
Provides assistance with applications if you have been injured at work. Call phone number to initial claim. Operates under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
Working in BC
Good basic guide to labour law and protecting your rights. Available online or in paper form at some library branches.