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Rights at work

Your rights in the workplace, and how to protect them.

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If your employer asks you to do something concerning

If your employer asks you to do something concerning

As a worker, you have responsibilities that include doing the work you were hired to do and being loyal to your employer. But you don’t have to follow instructions that are unreasonable or unlawful. Learn your rights and options if your employer asks you to do something concerning.

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Your privacy rights at work

Your privacy rights at work

People expect to have some privacy at work. At the same time, an employer needs to know what’s going on in their workplace. There’s a delicate balance in play. Learn your privacy rights at work.

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If you're discriminated against at work

If you're discriminated against at work

If you’re treated differently than others based on personal characteristics that are protected under the law (such as age or sex or religion), this is called discrimination. Learn your rights and options if someone discriminates against you in the workplace.

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The employer's duty to accommodate

The employer's duty to accommodate

The requirements of a workplace can affect different workers differently. When a protected personal characteristic is involved (such as age or religion or disability), employers must do what they can to accommodate these differences. This is called the duty to accommodate.

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Sexual harassment

Sexual harassment

Harassment is conduct a reasonable person would consider objectionable or unwelcome. Learn your rights when harassment involves conduct of a sexual nature, as well as options if you’re sexually harassed.

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Farm workers' rights

Farm workers' rights

Farm workers are covered by most sections of the main provincial law that protects workers in BC. But there are exceptions. Learn how they affect the rights of farm workers.

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