These resources will help guide you through the information about managing employees.
- Familiarize yourself with Human Resources tools
- See the Employment Standards Fact Sheets on a wide range of topics from paying wages, to statutory holidays to termination of employment
- Community and Employer Partnerships foster networks of community organizations and employers across B.C. The purpose of these partnerships is to work together to address labour market issues and increase employment opportunities for unemployed British Columbians.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some questions employers most frequently ask about Employment Standards in British Columbia. The answers below are for general information only. If you have a specific question, please contact the Employment Standards Branch or return to the main Employment Standards web site.
- Hiring Employees
- Termination of employment
- Uniforms and Special Clothing
- Leaves of Absence
- Hours of Work and Overtime
Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers tax laws for the Government of Canada and for most provinces and territories, and administers various social and economic benefit and incentive programs delivered through the tax system.
British Columbia Training Tax Credit
The training tax credit is for employers and apprentices who take part in eligible apprenticeship programs administered through the Industry Training Authority (ITA).
The training tax credit is effective until the end of 2018...
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Anyone who works for or receives services from a business or organization that is regulated by the federal government can make a complaint.
WorkSafe BC for Employers
WorkSafe is a term used for workplace health and safety organizations. WorkSafeBC is the Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia.
Immigrant Employment Council of BC (IECBC)
In this section, you’ll find the tools and resources to help you attract, hire, and retain skilled immigrant employees.
Vancouver Economic Commission (VEC)
The Labour Market Partnership Program (LMP) helps industry and employers understand
and respond to changing labour market demands. British Columbia's Technology Sector, Phase 3: Talent Strategy Development
Hiring a Person with Disabilities
Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities
The Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities is a federally incorporated non-profit dedicated to maximizing the inclusion, job retention, and advancement of current and future professionals with disabilities.
Canadian Abilities Foundation
The Canadian Abilities Foundation (CAF) is a registered Canadian charity. CAF was founded in 1986 and has since been a national leader and partner with other organizations and governments on various projects related to disability and communications.
Community Living British Columbia
Community Living BC (CLBC) is a provincial crown agency, mandated under the Community Living Authority Act, that funds supports and services through service agencies for adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia. CLBC is working to create communities where people with developmental disabilities have more choices about how they live, work and contribute.
BC Centre for Employment Excellence
Information on hiring and Retaining People with Disabilities.
National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS )
This section is intended to provide brief, informative answers to some questions employers may have regarding the hiring of people with disabilities.
Job Bank - Employment for persons with disabilities
Post jobs through Job Bank and market them to persons with disabilities.