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.
Essentials of Work & the Law
Good basic guide to labour law and protecting your rights. Available online or in paper form at some library branches. Print copies available to order.
SHARP: Sexual Harassment Advice, Response, and Prevention for Workplaces
Tel: 604-673-3143 SHARPWorkplaces@clasbc.net
If you have experienced sexual harassment at work, you can receive up to five hours of free, confidential legal advice from a lawyer.
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.