Minimum wage increases June 1

B.C.’s general hourly minimum wage will increase to $13.85 from $12.65, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders will all also increase, effective June 1, 2019. Regular increases to minimum wages are one way …

B.C. deterring money laundering in post-secondary system

As the next step in cracking down on money laundering in British Columbia, government is working with public and private post-secondary institutions to ensure they are not targets for money laundering after being identified as one of several vulnerable sectors. “We …

Supporting the unsung heroes of health care

Health care aides, hospital cooks, cleaners and the thousands of people who work behind the scenes to support patient care in B.C.’s health care facilities are being better supported and protected by recent regulatory changes. Harry Bains, Minister of Labour, met …