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British Columbia

Employment Standards
This summary is provided for comparison purposes. While the Institute of Professional Management endeavours to provide accurate information, you should consult your provincial labour ministry or legal counsel for the most up to date information.
Minimum Wage $10.85/hour
Hours of Work
& Overtime
overtime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
2 hours call-in
Paid Statutory Holidays 10 days
New Years Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
British Columbia Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
Vacation 2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 5 years
Emergency Leave 5 days family responsibility
3 days bereavement
Pregnancy &
Parental Leave
17 weeks pregnancy leave
35 weeks parental leave for birth mother
37 weeks parental leave for father
Termination
of Employment
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks for 3 years
up to 8 weeks for 8 years

Jurisdiction
Alberta
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