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Your work status

From your legal status as a worker to your employment contract.

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Who’s covered by BC’s employment standards law

Who’s covered by BC’s employment standards law

The main law in British Columbia setting out the rights of workers is called the Employment Standards Act. Most (but not all) workers in the province are protected under this law. Learn if you’re covered.

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Your employment contract

Your employment contract

Starting a new job? Take the time to read any employment contract put before you. We walk you through what to watch for in your contract, and how to protect yourself.

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